Priority 10 from the Scoliosis PSP

UNCERTAINTY: How are the psychological impacts (including on body image) of diagnosis and treatment best managed?  (JLA PSP Priority 10)
Overall ranking 10
JLA question ID 0059/10
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

Previous related research studies - 

None identified

Health Research Classification System category Musculoskeletal
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples Does involvement of a clinical psychologist addressing issues of body image at an early stage in the management pathway improve operative outcome and reduce the desire for cosmetic surgical correction ~ How can people in their 20s be better supported when facing Scoliosis treatment? ~ What play therapy techniques best prepare young teens in the lead-up to scoliosis surgery?
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0059
PSP name Scoliosis
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 54  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the PSP final report held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 4 November 2017