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Aug 5, 2019

WCP-2019

PREVALENCE AND ASSOCIATED FACTORS OF SENSORY PROCESSING DISORDER IN HOSPITALIZED SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS IN A PSYCHIATRIC CLINIC IN BOGOTÁ

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sensory processing disorder

hospitalized

school-age and children adolescents

prevalence

associated factors

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sensory processing disorder

hospitalized

school-age and children adolescents

prevalence

associated factors

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Justification: The practice of Psychiatry in Colombia has seen an increase in the number of school-age Children and Adolescents being hospitalized in the last 5 years. Sensory Processing Disorders have been observed in this group of patients, altering their emotional expressions, the mental construction of their corporality and identity. Objective: The purpose of this study is to find the prevalence and associated factors of the Sensory Processing Disorders in a clinical population Methods: This is a cross-sectional study carried out with in-patiens between 7-15 years old with different mental disorders. Patients with Neurodevelopmental delay pathologies and Autism Spectrum Disorder were excluded. Sample size calculated is 52 subjects. The diagnosis of Sensory Processing Disorder was carried out by: Result of the Clinical Observation Test performed by occupational therapists specialized in sensory integration, Result of the self-applied questionnaire Sensory Profile 2 in both patients and parents and the associated factors were eavaluated by: Clinical History and Family APGAR. Results: A sample of 22 subjects has been collected until July 2019. Patients are between 11 and 14 years old, with a mean age of 13.4 years (SD 0.8 years). The study is ongoning. The Prevalence of Sensory Processing Disorder or Alteration in in-patient population is 72%. 73% presented Self-injurious behaviors and 10% substance use, 41% was formulated with Antipsychotics and 82% with Antidepressants, 50% presented some type of comorbidity (23% organic and 54.5% Psychiatric Comorbidity Conclusions: The Prevalence of Sensory Processing Disorder or Alteration in in-patient population is 72% (95% CI=51-86%). There have not been statistical association between the associated factors and Sensory Processing Disorder. The study is ongoing and these are preliminary results

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