Strategy Training During Inpatient Rehabilitation May Prevent Apathy Symptoms After Acute Stroke.


BACKGROUND Apathy, or lack of motivation for goal-directed activities, contributes to reduced engagement in and benefit from rehabilitation, impeding recovery from stroke. OBJECTIVE To examine the effects of strategy training, a behavioral intervention used to augment usual inpatient rehabilitation, on apathy symptoms over the first 6 months after stroke… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2014.12.010