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PBS. 2016; 6(3): 150-4


Late onset mania secondary to stroke: a case report

Hüseyin Bulut, Gökben Hızlı Sayar.

Abstract
A number of emotional and behavioral disorders, particularly mood disorders can be observed secondary to a stroke. Depression is the most common mental disorder after a stroke, although mania can also occur, albeit rarely. Left hemisphere lesions lead to depression and right hemisphere lesions to mania, in general.
In this report we present a case who presented with manic symptoms and evaluated as late onset mania secondary to stroke of left hemisphere.

Key words: late onset, stroke, mania, left hemisphere



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