In Search of Self After Stroke: A Longitudinal Qualitative Study in the Context of Client-Centred Rehabilitation

The recovery journey post-stroke is intricate and prolonged. Qualitative studies reveal that many stroke survivors undergo a sense of self and identity loss. Studies conducted one year post-stroke indicate the need for individuals to establish self-confidence and reconstruct their embodied self to enhance their quality of life. During their hospital stay, stroke survivors may harbour unrealistic expectations about post-discharge life, only to realise their actual capacity for activities upon returning home.

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