Memory, thinking and concentration (cognition) after childhood stroke
Cognitive problems can sometimes be hard to spot, because they can appear at different ages and stages of development. Understanding a child’s unique challenges is the first step towards finding solutions and strategies that work for you all.
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Key messages from the UK Stroke Assembly on psychological support
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.
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WAterS-2: Making mental health support accessible and inclusive for more stroke survivors
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Dr Emma Patchwood, Professor Audrey Bowen and their team want to learn how to offer psychological support to under-served groups of stroke survivors, using a wider workforce.
Improving psychological support in Scotland
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We're calling on Scotland's health boards to improve psychological support for people affected by stroke.
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New national study into neurological impact of COVID-19
Type: Research
The Stroke Association is part of the Patient and Public Involvement Strategy, led by Dr Ava Easton on a grant worth £2.3 million to investigate the neurological and neuropsychiatric effects of COVID-19.
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Development and early testing of group-based psychological support for life after stroke
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The purpose of this research is to adapt an existing group psychological support course to make it suitable for stroke.
Setting the agenda for stroke research
Our Stroke Priority Setting Partnership (PSP) aimed to identify the research areas that matter most to stroke survivors, carers and professionals.
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Exploring the long-term effects of cognitive changes
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Professor Nele Demeyere shares the findings of her research into how stroke affects mood and thinking in the long term.
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Amazing Brains 2023
Type: Research
Amazing Brains: Mental health after stroke will take place at the Royal Society of Medicine on Thursday 27 April 2023.
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Can long-term inflammation increase a person's risk of having a stroke?
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Dr Kieron South is investigating how inflammatory diseases like asthma might be linked to increased stroke risk in order to identify ways to prevent strokes in adults of every age.