Priority 16 from the Scoliosis PSP
|UNCERTAINTY: What are the psychological impacts (including on body image) of scoliosis and its treatment? (JLA PSP Priority 16)|
|JLA question ID||0059/16|
|Explanatory note||Not available for this PSP|
Previous related research studies -
Rushton PR, Grevitt MP. What is the effect of surgery on the quality of life of the adolescent with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis? A review and statistical analysis of the literature. Spine 2013; 38(9): 786-794
Danielsson AJ, Hasserius R, Ohlin A, Nachemson AL. (2012) Body appearance and quality of life in adult patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis treated with a brace or under observation alone during adolescence. Spine 20;37(9):755-62.
Psychiatr Danub. 2016 Dec;28(4):357-362. Idiopathic Scoliosis from Psychopathological and Mind-Body Medicine Perspectives. Talić G1, Ostojić L, Bursać SN, Nožica-Radulović T, Stevanović-Papić Đ.
|Health Research Classification System category||Musculoskeletal|
|Extra information provided by this PSP|
|Original uncertainty examples||What angulation is significant enough to mention a scoliosis to a patient. Can a diagnosis of "mild scoliosis" be psychologically damaging? ~ What are the psychological consequences for people who suffer with scoliosis, and in particular those that have a protruding shoulder blade? ~ The emotional and psychological effects prior to, and following spinal fusion corrective surgery for Scoliosis.|
|PSP unique ID||0059|
|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|