The Stroke Association held this workshop to set the priorities for research into the psychological consequences of stroke in the UK.
Delegates at the 2018 UK Stroke Assembly events in Manchester and Essex told us the key messages they want stroke professionals to be aware of.
This research aims to find out more about how thinking and mood are affected long-term after stroke, and the impact it has on people’s lives.
The purpose of this research is to adapt an existing group psychological support course to make it suitable for stroke.
This fellowship aims to develop, tailor and target the delivery of a 6-week group intervention that offers educational, psychological and social support for people following TIA and minor stroke.
Stroke survivors and healthcare professionals have identified problems with thinking and mood after stroke as some of the most important issues faced after a stroke. This Lectureship aims to test treatments to help stroke survivors with their cognitive (thinking) difficulties.
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.
On Tuesday, academics and researchers interested in stroke rehabilitation gathered for a specialist conference hosted by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). The Organisation for Psychological Research Into Stroke (OPSYRIS) event showcased a broad range of research highlighting aspects of psychological and neuropsychological stroke care and research.
Questionnaires are commonly used to diagnose dementia and cognitive impairment in stroke patients, and a new review of the research into their use has been published in the journal, Stroke. Co-funded by the Stroke Association, the review suggests that much more research is necessary to understand the best methods of testing for these problems as they relate to stroke.