Interventions to improve adopted children’s mental and physical health
What evidence is needed?
Update of existing systematic review is needed.
What evidence is available?
Reliable systematic reviews that show evidence gaps:
Reliable, but not updated, systematic reviews that show evidence gaps:
Drozd F, Bergsund HB, Hammerstrøm KT, Hansen MB, Jacobsen H. A systematic review of courses, training, and interventions for adoptive parents. J Child Fam Stud 2018;27:339-54. More about the systematic review
Information from the SBU Enquiry Service: Interventions to improve adopted children’s mental and physical health. Stockholm: Swedish Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Assessment of Social Services (SBU); 2020. SBU Enquiry Service ut202034. Read more
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Evidence gap identifies methods or practices for which no conclusive systematic review of benefits and harms has been published. Gaps in scientific evidence appear on the SBU website to help researchers and granting agencies identify areas that are in need of research or systematic review. An additional objective is to offer healthcare and social service providers a basis for setting priorities.