Orphanet J Rare Dis 2021 May 12;16(1):216. Epub 2021 May 12.
Robert Debré University Hospital, Paris, France.
Background: Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) is a rare, genetic, multisystem disorder characterized by the growth of hamartomas in several organs, including the brain, kidneys, heart, eyes, and lungs. Even though over 90% of patients will have some form of TSC-associated neuropsychiatric disorder (TAND), there is an apparent lack of involvement of mental health professionals (MHPs) in the care of patients with TSC. The aim of this study was to determine the current level of TAND awareness in the TSC community and to identify possible barriers to effective multidisciplinary collaboration between MHPs and other healthcare providers (HCPs) in TAND management. Read More