'Psychological Management of Stroke' presents a review and synthesis of the current theory and data relating to the assessment, treatment, and psychological aspects of stroke. Provides comprehensive reviews of evidence based practice relating to stroke Written by clinical psychologists working in stroke services Covers a broad range of psychological aspects, including fitness to drive, decision making, prevention of stroke, and involvement of carers and families Reviews and synthesizes new data across a wide range of areas relevant to stroke and the assessment, treatment, and care of stroke survivors and their families Represents a novel approach to the application of psychological theory and principles in the stroke field 'Psychological Management of Stroke' presents a comprehensive review and synthesis of the current data relating to the assessment, treatment, and psychological wellbeing of stroke patients. Information on clinical practice -- and the research evidence to support that practice -- will assist clinical psychologists and other relevant health care professionals through all phases of stroke recovery and care. Each chapter features a careful synthesis of recent international research about psychological factors relevant to stroke survivors, their families, and the services in which they are cared for and treated. Research results and effective treatment approaches are complemented by the inclusion of several personal case studies that reveal the perspectives of both survivors and their carers. Written by clinical psychologists working in stroke services, 'Psychological Management of Stroke' represents an invaluable resource for anyone involved in the treatment of the psychological aspects of stroke.