Chapter 13. Psychological and Social Aspects of CL/P in the Developing World, Including Implications of Late Surgery or No Surgery

  1. Michael Mars D.Sc lead consultant Chairman visiting professor Faculty of Medicine Fellow,
  2. Debbie Sell PhD Head and
  3. Alex Habel consultant paediatrician
  1. Eileen Bradbury consultant psychologist Associate Fellow Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer1 and
  2. Alex Habel consultant paediatrician2

Published Online: 9 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988244.ch13

Management of Cleft Lip and Palate in the Developing World

Management of Cleft Lip and Palate in the Developing World

How to Cite

Bradbury, E. and Habel, A. (2009) Psychological and Social Aspects of CL/P in the Developing World, Including Implications of Late Surgery or No Surgery, in Management of Cleft Lip and Palate in the Developing World (eds M. Mars, D. Sell and A. Habel), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988244.ch13

Editor Information

  1. Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of London School of Medicine and Dentistry, UK

  2. 2

    Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 23 MAY 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470019689

Online ISBN: 9780470988244

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Keywords:

  • psychological and social aspects of cleft/palate;
  • beliefs about causation;
  • responses of community;
  • cost of surgery to family;
  • post-operative assessment;
  • educational prospects according to age at surgery;
  • coming to terms with disability;
  • employment prospects poor in unoperated adults with cleft;
  • cleft influencing experience and perceptions of an individual;
  • surgical prioritization

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction: Cultural Responses to the Individuals Born with a Cleft

  • Uganda: Some Experiences Reported by Individuals with Clefts

  • Sri Lanka: Some Experiences Reported by Individuals with Clefst

  • Summary

  • Common Themes

  • Assessment: How to Ask the Questions and What to do with the Answers

  • Psychological Intervention in Bullying

  • References