Stroke Training and Awareness Resources (STARs)


08: Emotional impact of stroke

This module aims to provide an understanding of the emotional issues which may affect an individual after a stroke. Specifically, this module will cover three common emotional problems: emotional lability, depression, and anxiety.

The answers to all the test questions are contained within the module. This information may be provided in the ‘Additional Information’ boxes on some of the pages.

NB: Information within this module is due to be reviewed. Updated content will appear here shortly.


Introduction

Module Authors This module has been developed by: Group Lead Lynn Reid, Lead Training Coordinator, CHSS Group Members Joanne Graham,...

Case 1: Trevor

Trevor Graham Trevor is 49 years old and is married with two teenage children – Molly who is 17 years...

Case 2: Mary

Background information   Mary Lumley Mary Lumley is a 60-year old teacher who is about to retire. She and her...

Case 3: Jennifer

Jennifer Parks Jennifer is an 80-year old retired factory worker who lives alone in a ground floor flat. Once indoors...

Conclusion

Mood and emotion after stroke The following people are talking about the effect on mood and emotions after stroke and...

Page last reviewed: 20 Feb 2020