Quality of Life and Loneliness in Stroke Survivors Living in Appalachia
Reports on a study of loneliness and its effect on the quality of life (QoL) among rural stroke survivors in Appalachian West Virginia. Looks at post-stroke factors in determining QoL, such as continued smoking, recovery in a nursing home versus the patient's home, and comorbidity.
Laurie Theeke, Patricia Horstman, Jennifer Mallow, et al.
Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, 46(6), E3-15
Appalachia · Depression · Mental health · Post-acute care · Statistics and data · West Virginia