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Psychological Management of Stroke
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Psychological Management of Stroke presents a review and synthesis of the current theory and data relating to the assessment, treatment, and psychological aspects of stroke. Provides comprehensive reviews of evidence based practice relating to stroke Written by clinical psychologists working in stroke services Covers a broad range of psychological aspects, including fitness to drive, decision making, prevention of stroke, and involvement of carers and families Reviews and synthesizes new data across a wide range of areas relevant to stroke and the assessment, treatment, and care of stroke survivors and their families Represents a novel approach to the application of psychological theory and principles in the stroke field


About the Authors vii Foreword by The Stroke Association ix Preface xi Acknowledgements xiii Section 1 Background to Stroke and Stroke Services 1 Chapter 1 Experiences and Effects of Stroke and Its Aftermath 3 Chapter 2 Clinical Stroke Services 28 Chapter 3 Neurological Basis of Stroke and Related Vascular Disorders 60 Section 2 Cognitive Effects of Stroke 85 Chapter 4 Neuropsychological Symptoms of Stroke 87 Chapter 5 Screening for Cognitive Problems after Stroke 109 Chapter 6 Neuropsychological Assessment after Stroke 130 Chapter 7 Communication Problems after Stroke 160 Chapter 8 Driving after Stroke 181 Chapter 9 Decision Making and Mental Capacity 203 Chapter 10 Neuropsychological Aspects of Rehabilitation 232 Chapter 11 Cognitive Rehabilitation 248 Chapter 12 Challenging Behaviour after Stroke 266 Section 3 Emotional Effects of Stroke 281 Chapter 13 Emotional Problems after Stroke 283 Chapter 14 Screening and Evaluation of Emotional Problems After Stroke 299 Chapter 15 Managing Emotional Problems after Stroke 329 Chapter 16 Behavioural and Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy for Depression after Stroke 336 Chapter 17 Stroke and Fear of Falling 349 Chapter 18 Prevention of Psychological Distress after Stroke 362 Chapter 19 Pain and Fatigue 378 Section 4 Social Dimensions of Stroke 391 Chapter 20 Carers of Stroke Survivors 393 Chapter 21 Strokes in Young People: Families and Children, Carers, Employment and Long-Term Survival 425 Chapter 22 Prevention of Stroke 455 Chapter 23 Conclusions and Future Directions 486 Appendix 1 491 References 493 Index 589


ISBN-13: 9781119961314
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd (Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd))
Publication date: December, 2011
Pages: 638
Dimensions: 177.00 x 246.00 x 34.00

Subcategories: Neurology, Psychology