A new study published in the journal, Clinical Rehabilitation, suggests that a screening tool may help detect post-stroke anxiety in older people. The research was led by Professor Ian Kneebone (University of Technology Sydney, Australia), and was funded by the Stroke Association.
Today, the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) launched a new spotlight report highlighting the positive difference medical research charities are making for mental health patients across the UK.
In your spring 2013 edition, the Aylen family share their experience of coming to terms with the emotional impact of stroke after Andrew had three strokes at the age of 21. We also take a look at how pets can make a difference to your recovery.
Understanding the difficulty in controlling emotions after stroke
This guide is for anyone having emotional problems after a stroke. It's very common to have emotional problems such as anxiety, depression and emotionalism after a stroke. This guide helps you understand the reasons for this, suggests things you can do to help your recovery, and lists ways to get help.
This page explains how a stroke can affect the way you feel, some of the emotional problems that can happen because of it and some of things that can help to treat them.
This leaflet talks about some of the most common emotional changes people experience after a stroke, why they happen and what you can do about them. It’s aimed at people who have had a stroke.
This leaflet explains why your behaviour may change and talk about some of the things that can help you and the people around you cope with it. It’s aimed at people who have had a stroke.
Dr Yvonne Chun, Stroke Association Princess Margaret Fellow is awarded a CSO Academic Fellowship to continue her research in anxiety after stroke.