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Stroke Research and Treatment
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 862978, 11 pages
Review Article

Depression after Stroke and Risk of Mortality: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

1Department of Surgery and Interdisciplinary Medicine, University of Milano-Bicocca, 20900 Monza, Italy
2Stroke Unit, Neurology Department, Azienda Ospedaliera Niguarda Cà Granda, 20162 Milan, Italy
3Department of Mental Health, Azienda Ospedaliera San Gerardo, 20900 Monza, Italy
4Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, London W1W 7EJ, UK

Received 12 October 2012; Revised 21 December 2012; Accepted 25 January 2013

Academic Editor: Caroline L. Watkins

Copyright © 2013 Francesco Bartoli et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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