University of Oxford
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Active

People can experience a range of changes to their mood and thinking after a stroke. While we have information about these changes in the short-term (up to 12 months) after stroke, we don’t know much about the longer term changes. This research aims to find out more about how thinking and mood are affected long-term after stroke. 

Published
15/04/2019
Glasgow Caledonian University
Status
Active

Anxiety and depression are common after a stroke. Mindfulness is becoming an increasingly popular way for people to manage their psychological health. This study aims to refine and test a mindfulness course specifically designed for people affected by stroke.

Published
22/03/2019
University of Oxford
Status
Active

Torpor is a natural state of reduced energy use and body temperature. This research will look at the effect of torpor on brain activity and function, and the amount of brain damage caused by ischaemic stroke.

Published
13/12/2018
University College London
Status
Active

Everyday talking involves being able to understand sentences, something that can be affected by aphasia. This research will design and test a new therapy which aims to help improve understanding of everyday sentences in people with aphasia.

Published
13/12/2018
University of Glasgow
Status
Active

‘Supported self-management’ is the help and support offered to stroke survivors and their families after they have left hospital. This research will look at what does and doesn’t work to help stroke survivors and their families to self-manage.

Published
13/12/2018
University of Oxford
Status
Active

This research is focused on assessing the relationship between the variability of the blood flow through the blood vessels supplying the brain, and the risk of stroke in patients who have already had a stroke or “mini-stroke” (TIA) in the past.

Published
31/07/2018
University of Manchester
Status
Active

Made in collaboration with patients and staff, a  goal-setting tool should be produced which is helpful to use on stroke rehabilitation units.

Published
24/06/2018
Cardiff University
Status
Active

The number of patient-reported outcome measures (PROMS) has grown in the last few years. PROMs are questionnaires developed to accurately measure patients’ opinions about their health after an illness or during treatment. PROMs are used in both stroke research and routine stroke care.

Published
06/06/2018
University of Manchester
Status
Active

The purpose of this research is to adapt an existing group psychological support course to make it suitable for stroke.

Published
01/06/2018
University of Edinburgh
Status
Active

This fellowship will involve the study of the human eye to find out about the health of the brain’s small blood vessels and nerve connections in people who have recently had a stroke.

Published
01/06/2018

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