A further worry for stroke survivors
Their survey of 535 stroke survivors in New York found 65% of those who had PTSD failed to adhere to treatment, compared with 33% of those without PTSD.
Among stroke survivors with PTSD, 38% had concerns about their medications. They felt more ambivalence toward medication, worried more about the long-term effects of medication, and complained about the way medication disrupted their lives.
Previous research with the same cohort found those with the most severe PTSD symptoms were nearly three times less