2023 SLP Posters

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Ethan Kristek



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The aim of this poster is to provide speech-language pathologists an overview of the development of post-stroke depression (PSD) in individuals with aphasia and its impact on rehabilitation outcomes. Information provided regarding the underlying causes for development of PSD for people with aphasia (PWA) that aids referring for appropriate screening and assessment. PSD treatment considerations and outcomes for PWA will also be discussed. Given the high prevalence of people with aphasia developing PSD, adults with aphasia are 7.408 times more likely to exhibit PSD symptoms when compared to adults without aphasia (Zanella et al., 2022). In closing, it is important for speech-language pathologists to be knowledgeable about PSD so that they may provide pertinent support and intervention for PWA.


Aphasia, Post-stroke depression, PSD, Depression


Communication Sciences and Disorders | Speech and Hearing Science | Speech Pathology and Audiology


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Presentation Type

Poster Presentation


College of Education and Allied Health


Communication Disorders and Deaf Education

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Degree Program

Speech-Language Pathology

Publication Date

Spring 2023


Fontbonne University Archives


St. Louis, MO

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People with Aphasia Rehabilitation: Post-Stroke Depression Considerations​



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