EnableMe podcast

Podcasts are internet radio programs that you can download or listen to online with a computer, tablet or mobile phone.

In this EnableMe podcast series, we bring together stroke survivors, health professionals and researchers with practical advice for reclaiming your life after stroke.

Episode 17 – Emotional and personality changes

Having a stroke can affect your emotions and personality, and sometimes these changes stick around. Many people also experience emotional lability, which can make you laugh or cry for no reason. In this podcast, we talk about the emotional and personality changes a stroke can bring, and what you can do to cope with them.

Our guests are Associate Professor Maree Hackett, Program Head of Mental Health at the George Institute for Global Health; stroke survivor Jenny Ferrier, who has herself experienced emotional changes; and occupational therapist Kirsty Cole, from StrokeLine.

Find out more and read the transcript

All episodes


EnableMe podcast

Podcasts are internet radio programs that you can download or listen to online with a computer, tablet or mobile phone.

In this EnableMe podcast series, we bring together stroke survivors, health professionals and researchers with practical advice for reclaiming your life after stroke.

Episode 17 – Emotional and personality changes

Having a stroke can affect your emotions and personality, and sometimes these changes stick around. Many people also experience emotional lability, which can make you laugh or cry for no reason. In this podcast, we talk about the emotional and personality changes a stroke can bring, and what you can do to cope with them.

Our guests are Associate Professor Maree Hackett, Program Head of Mental Health at the George Institute for Global Health; stroke survivor Jenny Ferrier, who has herself experienced emotional changes; and occupational therapist Kirsty Cole, from StrokeLine.

Find out more and read the transcript

All episodes