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Psychological issues

18) Summary

By the end of this topic you should:

  • Know more about behaviour changes such as impulsiveness, anger or apathy after stroke.
  • Know how fatigue can affect you or the person after stroke.
  • Know the signs of stress and ways to cope with stress.
  • Know about how roles may change after stroke.
  • Know about returning to work after stroke.
  • Know about how relationships and social life may be affected after stroke.
  • Know about coping strategies for psychological issues after stroke.
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