Journal article

Effectiveness of a manualised group training intervention for memory dysfunction following stroke: a series of single case studies

Toni D Withiel, Renerus J Stolwyk, Jennie L Ponsford, Dominique A Cadilhac, Dana Wong

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

Abstract

Purpose: Deficits in memory are common following stroke and have been independently linked with poorer outcomes. Outcomes and best-practice processes of post-stroke memory rehabilitation remain equivocal.Materials and method: In this study an AB with follow up single-case design was repeated across four participants to explore the effectiveness of a compensatory memory skills group in patients with stroke. Target behaviour was subjective everyday and prospective memory failures, assessed weekly. Secondary outcomes included goal attainment and performance on neuropsychological tests of memory. Following three-week baseline, participants completed six weekly two-hour sessions of a manualised m..

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