Journal article

Understanding the prevalence of psychiatric disorders in people with cerebral palsy: A systematic review protocol

R Eres, I Dutia, M Walsh, M Mulraney, SM Sawyer, DS Reddihough, D Coghill

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Abstract

AbstractBackgroundThere is an abundance of research investigating physical health outcomes in people with cerebral palsy, however evidence from studies investigating psychiatric disorders in this group is less well developed. Specifically, there is little research synthesising the prevalence rates of psychiatric disorders in people with cerebral palsy, and there is no summary of the instruments used to measure this. This systematic review will summarise the current body of evidence investigating psychiatric disorders in people with cerebral palsy, as well as the measurement or diagnostic instruments used to measure psychiatric disorder.FindingsTo be included in the review, articles must repo..

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