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Visuospatial Neglect and Processing Speed: Importance of Lateralized and Nonlateralized Symptoms as Predictors of Functional Outcome after Stroke


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Title: Visuospatial Neglect and Processing Speed: Importance of Lateralized and Nonlateralized Symptoms as Predictors of Functional Outcome after Stroke
Authors: Viken, Jo I.
Issue Date: 1-Oct-2013
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Psychology ; Psykologiska institutionen
Parts of work: Study I. Viken, J. i., Samuelsson, H., Jern, C., Jood, K., & Blomstrand, C. (2012). The prediction of functional dependency by lateralized and non-lateralized neglect in a large prospective stroke sample. European Journal of Neurology, 19, 128-134.
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Study II. Viken, J. I., Jood, K., Jern, C., Blomstrand, C., & Samuelsson, H. Ipsilesional bias and processing speed are important predictors of functional dependency in the neglect phenomenon after a right hemisphere stroke. Manuscript submitted for publication

Study III. Viken, J. I., Jood, K., Jern, C., Blomstrand, C., & Samuelsson, H. Post-acute neglect symptoms: recovery and the relationship with neglect- and functional outcome at three months post-stroke. Manuscript unpublished.

Study IV. Viken, J. I., Jood, K., Jern, C., Redfors, P., Holmegaard, L., Blomstrand, C., & Samuelsson, H. Processing speed and symptoms of neglect as predictors of long-term outcome after right-hemisphere stroke. Manuscript unpublished.
Date of Defence: 2013-10-25
Disputation: Fredagen den 25 oktober 2013, kl. 13.00, i sal F1, Psykologiska institutionen, Haraldsgatan 1, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Doctoral Dissertation
Keywords: Stroke
Visuosptaial Neglect
Recovery
Functional Outcome
Processing Speed
Abstract: Abstract Viken, J. I. (2013). Visuospatial neglect and processing speed: importance of lateralized and nonlateralized symptoms as predictors of functional outcome after stroke. Department of Psychology, and the Stroke Research Group at the Department of Neuroscience and Physiology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Visuospatial neglect (VSN) is a disorder that is commonly observed in the acute phase after stroke, especially following right hemisphere damages. Patients who have VSN exhibit im... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8802-2
ISSN: 1101-718X
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/33882
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