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Table 1 Hypotheses for the gap in mental health treatment in TSC

From: Involvement of mental health professionals in the treatment of tuberous sclerosis complex–associated neuropsychiatric disorders (TAND): results of a multinational European electronic survey

1. Lack of resources in psychiatry
2. Lack of resources for multidisciplinary team interactions
3. Lack of knowledge about psychiatry among general HCPs and/or TSC caregivers/families, leading to reluctance in referring patients to psychiatry
4. Lack of knowledge about non-psychiatric healthcare among psychiatrists, resulting in diminished confidence among psychiatrists in treating patients with TSC
5. Stigmatization of psychiatry among non-psychiatric HCPs and/or TSC caregivers/families
  1. HCPs healthcare providers, TSC tuberous sclerosis complex