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Interventions to encourage uptake of cancer screening for people with severe mental illness

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, September 2016
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Title
Interventions to encourage uptake of cancer screening for people with severe mental illness
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, September 2016
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd009641.pub3
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Elizabeth A Barley, Rohan D Borschmann, Paul Walters, Andre Tylee

Abstract

Adults with severe mental illness (i.e. schizophrenia or other related psychotic disorders and bipolar disorder) can be at greater risk of cancer than those without severe mental illness (SMI). Early detection of cancer through screening is effective in improving patient outcomes including death. However, people with SMI are less likely than others to take up available cancer screening. To determine the effectiveness of interventions targeted at adults with SMI, or their carers or health professionals, and aimed at increasing the uptake of cancer screening tests for which the adults with SMI are eligible. We searched the Cochrane Schizophrenia Group's Trials Register (October 25, 2012; December 19, 2014; April 07, 2015; July 04, 2016). All randomised controlled trials (RCTs) of interventions, targeted towards adults with SMI or their carers or health professionals, to encourage uptake of cancer screening tests for which the adults with SMI were eligible. Two review authors independently screened titles and abstracts and assessed these against the inclusion criteria. We did not find any trials that met the inclusion criteria. A comprehensive search showed that currently there is no RCT evidence for any method of encouraging cancer screening uptake in people with SMI. No specific approach can therefore be recommended. High-quality, large-scale RCTs are needed urgently to help address the disparity between people with SMI and others in cancer screening uptake.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Spain 2 <1%
Unknown 245 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 48 19%
Student > Bachelor 28 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 21 9%
Researcher 17 7%
Other 12 5%
Other 40 16%
Unknown 81 33%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 65 26%
Nursing and Health Professions 30 12%
Psychology 20 8%
Social Sciences 17 7%
Computer Science 5 2%
Other 22 9%
Unknown 88 36%
Attention Score in Context

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 14. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 17 August 2018.
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#2,555,722
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Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#5,064
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#41,738
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#115
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