SFU-CHPC RCY Report on Children with Diverse Needs 2023.01.01
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SFU-CHPC RCY Report on Children with Diverse Needs 2023.01.01

5 April 2023

Summary

For example, estimated prevalence for any anxiety disorder was nearly eight times higher for children with ASD, estimated prevalence for ADHD was more than 14 times higher for children with FASD, and estimated prevalence of oppositional defiant and conduct disorders was nearly four times higher for children with intellectual disabilities. [...] For example, estimated prevalence for any anxiety disorder was nearly eight times higher for children with ASD compared with the general population of children,3, 17 while estimated prevalence of ADHD was more than 14 times higher for children with FASD.3, 18 As well, the estimated prevalence for major depressive disorder was more than eight times higher for children with ASD and nearly 28 times h. [...] Addressing Mental Health Needs for Children with Neurodevelopmental Conditions Page 7 of 24 © Children’s Health Policy Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, 2023 3.2 Mental health treatments for children with autism spectrum disorder We accepted 12 RCTs evaluating 9 mental health interventions for children with ASD.23–35 All focused on treating anxiety. [...] Addressing Mental Health Needs for Children with Neurodevelopmental Conditions Page 9 of 24 © Children’s Health Policy Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, 2023 3.3 Mental health treatments for children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder We accepted three RCTs evaluating four mental health treatments for children with FASD.36–39 (One RCT evaluated two different interventi. [...] Addressing Mental Health Needs for Children with Neurodevelopmental Conditions Page 14 of 24 © Children’s Health Policy Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, 2023 4.2 Policy and practice implications Recognize and address the high mental health burdens for children with neurodevelopmental conditions Our review suggests that children with ASD, FASD and intellectual disabiliti.

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