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Strokes: Mental Health

Volume 506: debated on Monday 22 February 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will list (a) the causes of (i) stroke, (ii) dementia and (iii) depression and (b) the proportion of cases attributable to each such factor in the last 12 months. (316282)

The information on the causes of stroke, dementia and depression is not held centrally.

There are many causes of stroke, dementia and depression and this information is widely available in the public domain. For example, the NHS Choices website lists the causes for stroke, dementia and depression on its website:

www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Pages/bodymap.aspx