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Quality of Life and Loneliness in Stroke Survivors Living in Appalachia

Description
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.
Author(s)
Laurie Theeke, Patricia Horstman, Jennifer Mallow, et al.
Citation
Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, 46(6), E3-15
Date
12/2014
Type
Document
Tagged as
Appalachia · Depression · Mental health · Post-acute care · Statistics and data · West Virginia