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Tomlinson, Samantha; Hewitt, Olivia – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
Research addressing people with intellectual disabilities' experiences of mental health problems has mainly focused on the perspectives of family members or professionals, or has been driven by service evaluation. Few studies have sought the views of people with intellectual disabilities about their own mental health experiences. This study…
Descriptors: Adults, Mild Intellectual Disability, Mental Health, Mental Disorders
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Painter, Jon; Hastings, Richard; Ingham, Barry; Trevithick, Liam; Roy, Ashok – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
Introduction: Current research findings in the field of intellectual disabilities (ID) regarding the relationship between mental health problems and challenging behavior are inconclusive and/or contradictory. The aim of this study was to further investigate the putative association between these two highly prevalent phenomena in people with ID,…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Mental Disorders, Adults, 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
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Morrissey, Catrin; Taylor, Jon – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2014
Therapeutic community treatment models have not previously been applied to forensic patients with mild intellectual disabilities (IDs) with a comorbid diagnosis of personality disorder. Thirteen patients with mild IDs were allocated to a unit within a high secure psychiatric service operating a model of treatment based on the principles and…
Descriptors: Personality Problems, Schemata (Cognition), Psychopathology, Outcomes of Treatment
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Hemmings, Colin; Deb, Shoumitro; Chaplin, Eddie; Hardy, Steve; Mukherjee, Rittick – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2013
This review of research into mental disorders in people with intellectual disabilities (ID) focuses on research in this field that has originated from the United Kingdom in the last 2 decades. It considers research developments into the epidemiology of mental disorders and problem behaviors, psychopharmacology, psychosocial interventions, and…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Foreign Countries, Epidemiology, Mental Retardation
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Noone, Stephen J.; Hastings, Richard P. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2011
There is growing evidence that acceptance and mindfulness interventions for support staff in intellectual disability (ID) services can have beneficial mental health outcomes for staff themselves and individuals with ID. However, there are few data focusing on the relevance of related psychological processes for support staff well-being. The…
Descriptors: Caregivers, Social Services, Employees, Adults