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The study is investigating the neuropsychological deficits in such patients to quantify the incidence of cognitive impairment, cerebrovascular risk factors, previous strokes, neurological conditions, and neuroimaging patterns as well as behavioral and psychological aspects. Current study is exploring the interconnection and causal relationship between the depression and neuropsychological functions of the stroke patients. This study has been approved by the Human ethics committee of hosted institution. The study has adopted experimental clinical research the subject is 75 stroke patients from 20 to 70 year old. While hospitalized, all the patients underwent a daily clinical examination and detected etiopathogenetic causes of stroke. After a 1 - 6 month period after stroke onset, all the patients completed NIMHANS Neuropsychological Battery by Shobini L. Rao, et.al. For the assessments of depression aspects we have used the tool Beck Depression Inventory (Beck, 1966). Results found that the there is no significance difference between Neuropsychological functions and levels of depression of stroke patients
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