'This is a fascinating and thought-provoking book of relevance to anyone involved in the care and rehabilitation of stroke patients and their families.' Andrew Carson, British Journal of General Practice
'If you are concerned with any aspect of stroke and wish to learn more about its everyday meaning you should read this book.' Graham P. Mulley, British Medical Journal
Based on a long-term study of 175 stroke patients and their family carers, this book tells of their experience of the illness and examines patterns of coping, including physical, social, economic and emotional aspects.