A third of stroke survivors experience post-stroke depression and 20% will suffer from emotionalism within six-months of their stroke. If you are involved in planning or providing health and social care your role is crucial in helping stroke survivors and carers deal with the emotional impact of stroke which can be just as devastating as the physical.
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.
The Liverpool Emotional Support Services provides counselling and emotional support to stroke survivors and their carers in the City of Liverpool.
How Aphasia may affect your mood and emotions.
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 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.
Understanding the difficulty in controlling emotions after stroke
Problems of mood, thinking and memory are common after a stroke. There has been limited research around these issues. This work aims to answer fundamental questions around who develops these problems and how they recover.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information on life after stroke.