December 1st

Functional Neurological Symptoms in Young People

How common are functional neurological symptoms in young people and do they continue to require adult services for their symptoms? A study in Arch Dis Child reports on a single centre follow up of referrals for medically unexplained neurological symptoms.

Heyman I . Mind the gap: integrating physical and mental healthcare for children with functional symptoms. Archives of Disease in Childhood 2019;104:1127-1128.

Raper J, Currigan V, Fothergill S, et al. Long-term outcomes of functional neurological disorder in children. Archives of Disease in Childhood 2019;104:1155-1160.