3. Neurological Basis of Stroke and Related Vascular Disorders

  1. Nadina B. Lincoln1,
  2. Ian I. Kneebone2,
  3. Jamie A. B. Macniven3 and
  4. Reg C. Morris4

Published Online: 1 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119961307.ch3

Psychological Management of Stroke

Psychological Management of Stroke

How to Cite

Lincoln, N. B., Kneebone, I. I., Macniven, J. A. B. and Morris, R. C. (2011) Neurological Basis of Stroke and Related Vascular Disorders, in Psychological Management of Stroke, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119961307.ch3

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Nottingham, UK

  2. 2

    University of Surrey, UK

  3. 3

    Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand

  4. 4

    Cardiff University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 25 NOV 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470684276

Online ISBN: 9781119961307

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Keywords:

  • neurological basis of stroke;
  • psychological effects, neuroanatomical;
  • neurological lesion and cognitive function;
  • stroke, blood supply to brain disrupted;
  • ischaemic stroke, middle cerebral artery;
  • Circle of Willis;
  • neuropathological mechanisms;
  • haemorrhagic stroke;
  • intracerebral haemorrhages, AVM rupture;
  • stroke syndromes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Neuroanatomy of stroke

  • Neuropathological mechanisms

  • Stroke syndromes

  • Vascular dementias

  • Patterns of cognitive impairment following stroke

  • Changes over time

  • Conclusions