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Table 2 Risk factors for PSD [30, 31]

From: Post-stroke dementia – a comprehensive review

Demographic factors Age (over 65 years)
Lower educational level
Female sex
Non-Caucasian origin
Pre-stroke factors Physical impairment
Cognitive decline
Index stroke factors Hemorrhagic stroke
Supratentorial stroke location
Dominant hemisphere stroke
Recurrent strokes
Post-stroke factors Infection
Delirium
Early seizures
Neuroimaging factors Cerebral small-vessel disease
Cortical atrophy
Medial temporal lobe atrophy