“Data from the World Mental Health Surveys were accessed. This data was collected from general population surveys over 17 countries of 87,250 adults.”
“A weighted subsample (n = 45,288), was used for analysis in the present study.”
“Depression and alcohol abuse may have specific associations with incidence of non-fatal stroke.”
“Mental health treatment should be considered as part of stroke risk prevention.”
N.R. Swain, et al
Associations between DSM-IV mental disorders and subsequent non-fatal, self-reported stroke
Journal of Psychosomatic Research….Volume 79 #2…..August 2015….page 130