Around a third of stroke survivors experience post-stroke depression, and 20% will suffer from emotionalism within six-months of their stroke. Our Emotional Support service can 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 the 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. Together, we can explore issues such as loss, adjustment, relationships, understanding guilt and anger, and building confidence and self-esteem.
How aphasia may affect your mood and emotions.
A stroke can cause changeable emotions. You might cry or laugh for no reason or swing from one emotional extreme to another. People with aphasia may also become more self-centred, which can be difficult for friends and relatives to deal with.
Understanding the difficulty in controlling emotions after stroke
This guide 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.
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.
TSA LECT 2015/05 Dr Terence Quinn, University of Glasgow