Psychological issues in cleft lip and cleft palate

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Sousa Avinash ; Devare Shibani ; Ghanshani Jyoti (2009)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons, volume 14, issue 2, pages 55-58 (issn: 0971-9261, eissn: 1998-3891)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/0971-9261.55152, pmc: PMC2905531
  • Subject: Cleft lip | Review Article | RJ1-570 | Pediatrics | RD1-811 | cleft palate | psychological issues | Surgery

Vocational and social issues affect rehabilitation and development of patients with cleft lip and cleft palate. However, psychological problems like lowered self esteem and difficulties in social interaction have also been noted in them. Not many pediatric reconstructiv... View more
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