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Carrick, Hazel; Randle-Phillips, Cathy – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
Introduction: Solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT) has a growing evidence base and several authors have recognized the advantages of applying this approach with people with intellectual disabilities (ID). The purpose of this review is to summarize and critique the literature that has used solution-focused (SF) approaches in ID, and consider…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Literature Reviews, Psychotherapy, Intervention
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Whittle, Erin Louise; Fisher, Karen R.; Reppermund, Simone; Lenroot, Rhoshel; Trollor, Julian – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
Background: It is well established that people with an intellectual disability have high rates of mental health problems, yet rates of uptake of services do not match need. Aim: To identify the current literature pertaining to the barriers and facilitators to access to mental health services for people with an intellectual disability. Method: A…
Descriptors: Barriers, Performance Factors, Mental Health, Mental Health Programs
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Gardiner, Emily; Iarocci, Grace; Moretti, Marlene – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2017
Adolescents with intellectual disability are at significant risk for developing concomitant mental health and behavior problems. Youth who experience "dual diagnosis" face great challenges, and require interventions that will promote their autonomy, self-determination, and adaptive functioning. In this article, we devote attention to…
Descriptors: Clinical Diagnosis, Attachment Behavior, Trauma, Adolescents
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James, Jessica S. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2017
Depression is common in individuals with intellectual disabilities, but evidence regarding treatment for this population is lacking. Through a systematic literature review of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) with individuals with intellectual disabilities, a total of six studies were identified that used pretest-post-test nonequivalent control…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Cognitive Restructuring, Depression (Psychology), Intellectual Disability
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Wigham, Sarah; Barton, Stephen; Parr, Jeremy R.; Rodgers, Jacqui – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2017
Accurate population rates of depression can inform allocation of health resources and service planning, to counter the impact of depression on quality of life and morbidity. A systematic review of the rates of depression in children and adults with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and without intellectual disability (high-functioning [HF] ASD) was…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Depression (Psychology), Comorbidity