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Baggot Street Community Hospital

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Psychological Effects

Psychological Effects

  • Often there are emotional changes after stroke
  • Emotional changes can be because of brain damage
  • You might not be able to control your crying or laughter
  • Depression is common
  • Some people avoid socialising
  • You might lose interest in things you used to like
  • Emotional changes can put a strain on your relationships
  • Talk to your GP or Psychologist on how to cope with emotional changes

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