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Life interrupted and life regained? Coping with stroke at a young age.

Abstract:

Stroke is a leading cause of disability across the developed world, affecting an increasing number of younger people. In this article, we seek to understand the experience of stroke as a disabling life situation among young people and the strategies that they use to recover and cope. Directed content analysis was conducted from interviews with 17 community-dwelling stroke survivors aged 55 years and younger across the United Kingdom. The sample was drawn from a larger maximum variation sample...

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10.3402/qhw.v9.22252

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Kuluski, K More by this author
Lasserson, D More by this author
Journal:
International journal of qualitative studies on health and well-being
Volume:
9
Issue:
1
Pages:
22252
Publication date:
2014
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EISSN:
1748-2631
ISSN:
1748-2623
URN:
uuid:71759a31-2470-4ea7-b1dc-de12d55e3239
Source identifiers:
447904
Local pid:
pubs:447904

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