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Depending on what part of the brain was affected by a stroke, the way a person acts may be different from how he or she acted before the stroke.
A person who was very concerned about details before a
stroke may become sloppy and care little about
personal appearance after a stroke. Because these problems may be annoying, it
is easy to think that there is an emotional or psychological problem. In some cases, that may be true. But also consider:
If your family member has judgment problems:
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerKarin M. Lindholm, DO - Neurology
Current as ofSeptember 9, 2014
Current as of:
September 9, 2014
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Karin M. Lindholm, DO - Neurology
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