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Psychosocial Adjustment Following Stroke

Fox, Michelle (2014) Psychosocial Adjustment Following Stroke. PhD thesis, Victoria University.

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Abstract

Stroke is the third most common cause of death in Australia. To date, there has been extensive research conducted on the reactive consequences following the diagnosis of stroke. In contrast, there has been limited research effort directed at understanding how some stroke survivors manage to adjust to their adversity and altered circumstances. This study took a phenomenological approach and explored the experiences and strategies stroke survivors employed in their renegotiation of living.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD thesis)
Uncontrolled Keywords: depression, psychological, social, personal impact, recovery, rural healthcare, resilience, Melbourne, Victoria
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1701 Psychology
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > College of Arts
Depositing User: VU Library
Date Deposited: 19 May 2014 06:23
Last Modified: 19 May 2014 06:23
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/25075
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