Prevalence of undiagnosed genetic conditions in clients whose behaviour challenges services supporting them. Can you help?

Steve Hendy writes: Following a combination of clinical cases and a literature review we are keen on doing some work of the prevalence of undiagnosed genetic conditions in our population of clients whose behaviour challenges the services supporting them.

The couple of clinical cases involved ‘accidental’ diagnosis of genetic disorders.  These diagnoses had very significant and positive benefits for formulation and treatment for both individuals.

Our literature review has not ‘turned’ up anything specific to this question.

It might be I have missed the relevant literature.

Is anyone looking at this or a similar question and or able to point me in the direction of relevant literature?

Thank you for your help


Steve Hendy

Consultant Clinical Psychologist

(HCPC PYL06196)

Community Learning Disabilities Team

Stalbridge Road Clinic

Crewe - UK


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Tel: 01270 656335

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