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Transition Experiences of Stroke Survivors Following Discharge Home

Transition Experiences of Stroke Survivors Following Discharge Home AbstractBackground: Little is known about the transition experiences of stroke survivors after discharge home. Purpose: The purpose of this article is to describe three domains of psychosocial experiences of stroke survivors during the first month following discharge for acute stroke. Method: Data were collected from 125 stroke survivors interviewed at 1 month following discharge home. Results: Findings indicate that changes in sense of self, connectedness with others, and community integration presented the major challenges. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation Taylor & Francis

Transition Experiences of Stroke Survivors Following Discharge Home

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Publisher
Taylor & Francis
Copyright
© 2007 Thomas Land Publishers, Inc.
ISSN
1945-5119
eISSN
1074-9357
DOI
10.1310/tsr1402-21
pmid
17517571
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Abstract

AbstractBackground: Little is known about the transition experiences of stroke survivors after discharge home. Purpose: The purpose of this article is to describe three domains of psychosocial experiences of stroke survivors during the first month following discharge for acute stroke. Method: Data were collected from 125 stroke survivors interviewed at 1 month following discharge home. Results: Findings indicate that changes in sense of self, connectedness with others, and community integration presented the major challenges.

Journal

Topics in Stroke RehabilitationTaylor & Francis

Published: Mar 1, 2007

Keywords: psychosocial; stroke; transition

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