This page explains why your behaviour may change after a stroke, the kinds of changes you may notice and what you can do about them.
This guide explains how changes to your behaviour can happen after a stroke. It includes advice on how to manage apathy, aggression and inappropriate behaviour. It also talks about how to get help through therapy and your GP.
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.
No two strokes are alike - the damage from each stroke leaves its own unique signature on a person's brain and behaviour. The current project will investigate how different types of stroke affect a person's long term recovery or deterioration
Find out why you may experience severe tiredness (known as fatigue) after a stroke and what can be done to help you manage it.
A stroke can sometimes lead to hallucinations or delusions. On this page we explain the causes of hallucination and delusion after stroke, what to do when someone is unwell and where to get help.
Cerebral small vessel disease (SVD) is usually associated with high blood pressure, and causes 20% of all strokes. It is the main cause of cognitive changes and dementia associated with stroke. Behavioural symptoms such as apathy are also common in patients with SVD.
On this page you'll find information on how to manage your absence from work, what financial support is available as well as tips and advice on how to talk about stroke with your employer and how to deal with the effects of stroke while you're preparing to return to work.
We are a proud partner in the National Prevention Research Initiative (NPRI), a partnership of 16 health research funders including government departments, research councils and medical charities. Launched today, a new report sheds light on the NPRI's fresh approach to preventing ill health.
This research project will work with stroke survivors and their families. In year one, we will design a healthy living programme for stroke survivors and their families. The programme will provide information, education and support. It will help people to learn how to manage their own lifestyle risk factors.