Journal article

Longitudinal changes in activity participation in the first year post-stroke and association with depressive symptoms

Tamara Tse, Thomas Linden, Leonid Churilov, Stephen Davis, Geoffrey Donnan, Leeanne M Carey

Disability and Rehabilitation | TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2019

Abstract

RESEARCH QUESTION: 1. Does activity participation improve over time in the first year after stroke? 2. What is the association of depressive symptoms on retained activity participation 12-months post-stroke adjusting for neurological stroke severity and age? 3. Is an improvement in activity participation associated with a decrease in depressive symptoms between 3- and 12-months post-stroke? DESIGN: Longitudinal observational study of activity participation and depressive symptoms in ischemic stroke survivors. PARTICIPANTS: A total of 100 stroke survivors with mild neurological stroke severity. METHODS: A total of 100 stroke survivors were recruited from five metropolitan hospitals and assess..

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Grants

Awarded by James S. McDonnell Foundation 21st Century Science Initiative in Cognitive Rehabilitation-Collaborative Award


Awarded by NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Stroke Rehabilitation and Brain Injury


Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) of Australia, Flagship Collaboration Fund through the Preventative Health Flagship; the James S. McDonnell Foundation 21st Century Science Initiative in Cognitive Rehabilitation-Collaborative Award [#220020413]; and NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Stroke Rehabilitation and Brain Injury [#1077898].