Understanding changes in the motivation of stroke patients undergoing rehabilitation in hospital

Publisher:
Springer
Publication Type:
Conference Proceeding
Citation:
Persuasive Technology: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2016, 9638 pp. 251 - 262
Issue Date:
2016-01-01
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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016. Stroke patient motivation can fluctuate during rehabilitation due to a range of factors. This study reports on qualitative research, consisting of observations of stroke patients undergoing rehabilitation and interviews with patients about the changes in motivation they identified during their time completing rehabilitation in the hospital. We found a range of positive and negative factors which affect motivation. Positive factors include improvements in patient movement and support from other patients and family members. Negative factors include pain and psychological issues such as changes in mood. From this fieldwork, a set of design guidelines has been developed to act as a platform for researchers and designers developing equipment for the rehabilitation of stroke patients.
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