Exploring the experience of psychological morbidity and service access in community dwelling stroke survivors: a follow-up study.

@article{White2014ExploringTE,
  title={Exploring the experience of psychological morbidity and service access in community dwelling stroke survivors: a follow-up study.},
  author={Jennifer Catrena White and Alexandra Dickson and Parker Magin and Amanda M Tapley and John Attia and John Sturm and Gregory Carter},
  journal={Disability and rehabilitation},
  year={2014},
  volume={36 19},
  pages={
          1600-7
        }
}
PURPOSE Post-stroke depression occurs in one-third of stroke survivors with a similar risk of development across short, intermediate and long-term recovery stages. Knowledge of factors influencing psychological morbidity beyond the first year post-stroke can inform long-term interventions and improve community service access for stroke survivors. This paper aimed to identify the physical and psycho-social functioning status of stroke survivors beyond 12 months post-stroke. Qualitative processes… CONTINUE READING