Improving Quality of Life for Veterans with Stroke and Psychological Distress
Gina L. Evans
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December 2018 -
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Stroke self-management treatment can improve disability, confidence in recovery, and quality of life. However, Veterans with comorbid stroke and psychological distress (anxiety and depression) have suboptimal mobility, little engagement in meaningful social interactions and poor quality of life. Effective management of psychological distress in patients with stroke is associated with positive physical functioning, social role functioning and quality of life. Current self-management treatments fo...