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Negative attitudes among short-term stroke survivors predict worse long-term survival.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Patients respond to serious illness in different ways. We wished to determine whether different attitudes toward illness are associated with survival after stroke. METHODS: Three hundred seventy-two stroke patients were identified and medically assessed as part of a randomized trial to evaluate a stroke family care worker. They had all survived 6 months from randomization. A research psychologist visited each patient and administered the Mental Adjustment to Stroke Sca...

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10.1161/01.str.32.7.1640

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O'Rourke, SJ More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Journal:
Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation
Volume:
32
Issue:
7
Pages:
1640-1645
Publication date:
2001-07-05
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EISSN:
1524-4628
ISSN:
0039-2499
URN:
uuid:cd7c0f01-9e96-467a-b77a-a69772152f30
Source identifiers:
175764
Local pid:
pubs:175764

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