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Table 2 Inclusion and exclusion criteria

From: The evolution of IBD perceived engagement and care needs across the life-cycle: a scoping review

  Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
Time period 2009–2019 Studies outside these dates
Language English (recognized language of international scientific debate) Non-English
Type of article Original research published in a peer review journal. Qualitative or quantitative studies; commentaries, letter, editorial Articles that were not peer reviewed, only abstract available
Ethics clearance Studies with approved ethics notification Studies without approved ethics notification
Study focus Transitions during the life cycle and therefore in the passages between childhood and adolescence, adolescence and young adulthood, young adulthood and adulthood, adulthood and mature age, mature age and old age Studies that don't consider transitions during the life cycle
Literature focus Studies that explicitly discuss socio-assistance and psychological needs, good practices for social assistance, the concept of Patient Engagement, studies on social and/or psychological strategies that enhance the patient's point of view and his experience, studies that enhance the patient's point of view and experience, studies that present a clear theoretical framework on the patients' experience, studies that focus on the experience of using the treatment, quality of life indicators and monitoring, in the context of chronic pathologies considered Articles that didn't make a passing or token reference to engagement and psychological and/or social welfare needs. Articles that were discussion or personal opinion pieces
Population and sample Inflammatory Bowel Disease, IBD; Ulcerative Colitis, UC; Crohn’s Disease, CD All the other chronic diseases