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Motivational Talk Post-Stroke Improves Survival

by Savitha C Muppala on  June 24, 2011 at 9:05 PM Mental Health News   - G J E 4
Motivational therapy following a stroke lowers depression and boosts the chances of survival at least for a year, a recent study has shown.

Motivational counseling helped reduce one-year mortality rates by 2.14 times for victims of stroke.
Motivational Talk Post-Stroke Improves Survival
Motivational Talk Post-Stroke Improves Survival
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"There is a strong relationship between early psychological problems and recovery, with depressed stroke patients lacking motivation to participate in rehabilitation, making less progress, and failing to engage in leisure and social activities," researchers said.

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