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Matson, Johnny L.; Wilkins, Jonathan; Macken, Jennifer – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2009
Challenging behaviors were assessed in 313 children, and it was demonstrated that children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) exhibited greater levels of challenging behavior than both normally developing controls and children with psychopathology or atypical development. Next, we examined the relation between challenging behaviors and symptoms…
Descriptors: Autism, Psychopathology, Severity (of Disability), Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Matson, Johnny – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2009
Aggression and tantrums are common co-occurring problems with autism. Fortunately, positive developments in the treatment of these challenging and stigmatizing behaviors have been made recently with psychologically-based interventions. Evidence-based methods employ behavior modification, which is also often described as applied behavior analysis…
Descriptors: Intervention, Autism, Behavior Modification, Aggression
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Valdovinos, Maria G.; Nelson, Samantha M.; Kuhle, Jennifer L.; Dierks, Abigail M. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2009
Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities are often prescribed psychotropic medication to treat behaviors such as aggression and self-injury. Evaluation of these medications is often based on caregiver report or changes in frequency of behavior. The purpose of this research was to characterize the rate and function of problem…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Developmental Disabilities, Behavior Disorders, Evaluation Methods
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Hartley, Sigan L.; Birgenheir, Denis G. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2009
Depression is one of the most common psychiatric disorders in adults with intellectual disability (ID), yet little is known about depressive behaviors in an ID population. This study examined the nonverbal social skills of 18 adults with mild ID diagnosed with depression and a matched sample of adults with mild ID without depression. Nonverbal…
Descriptors: Mild Mental Retardation, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Depression (Psychology), Interpersonal Competence
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Hepburn, Susan L.; MacLean, William E. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2009
Researchers and clinicians are recognizing that a subgroup of children with Down syndrome (DS) also present with clinically significant impairments in social-communication and restricted patterns of behavior, such as those that characterize autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Efforts to better describe the behavioral presentation of children with…
Descriptors: Autism, Down Syndrome, Child Behavior, Clinical Psychology
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Dodd, Helen F.; Porter, Melanie A. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2009
This research aimed to comprehensively explore psychopathology in Williams syndrome (WS) across the life span and evaluate the relationship between psychopathology and age category (child or adult), gender, and cognitive ability. The parents of 50 participants with WS, ages 6-50 years, were interviewed using the Schedule for Affective Disorders…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Psychopathology, Cognitive Ability
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Ailey, Sarah H. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2009
This study describes the validity and the sensitivity and specificity of depression screening tools among adults with intellectual and disabilities (ID). Subjects (N = 75) were interviewed with the Beck Depression Inventory II (BDI-II) and the Glasgow Depression Scale for People with a Learning Disability (GDS-LD) and also completed a clinical…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Learning Disabilities, Developmental Disabilities, Depression (Psychology)
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Tenneij, Nienke; Didden, Robert; Veltkamp, Eline; Koot, Hans M. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2009
In this study, psychometric properties of the Health of the Nation Outcome scales (HoNOS) and Health of the Nation Outcome Scales for People with Learning Disabilities (HoNOS-LD) were investigated in a sample (n = 79) of (young) adults with mild to borderline intellectual disability (ID) and severe behavior and mental health problems who were…
Descriptors: Mild Mental Retardation, Young Adults, Predictive Validity, Behavior Disorders
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Brookman-Frazee, Lauren; Baker-Ericzen, Mary; Stahmer, Aubyn; Mandell, David; Haine, Rachel A.; Hough, Richard L. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2009
The objectives of this study were to estimate the prevalence of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and intellectual disability (ID) among youths active in at least one of five public service systems: mental health (MH), educational services for youth with serious emotional disturbance (SED), child welfare (CW), juvenile justice (JJ), and alcohol and…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Autism, Emotional Disturbances, Child Welfare
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Dimitropoulos, Anastasia; Ho, Alan Y.; Klaiman, Cheryl; Koenig, Kathy; Schultz, Robert T. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2009
In order to investigate unique and shared characteristics and to determine factors predictive of group classification, quantitative comparisons of behavioral and emotional problems were assessed using the Developmental Behavior Checklist (DBC-P) and the Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales in autistic disorder, Williams syndrome (WS), and…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Emotional Problems, Behavior Problems, Mental Retardation
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Bienstein, Pia; Nussbeck, Susanne – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2009
The psychometric properties of a German version of the Questions About Behavioral Function Scale (QABF) (Matson & Vollmer, 1995) were examined in a sample of 522 individuals with intellectual disabilities residing in large facilities participated. The factor structure was first examined by exploratory factor analysis, yielding a…
Descriptors: Self Destructive Behavior, Mental Retardation, Interrater Reliability, Factor Structure
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Mueller, Christian E.; Prout, H. Thompson – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2009
Issues with adolescents with intellectual disabilities have received little attention in the research literature. This study compared adolescents with and without intellectual disabilities on several indices of psychosocial adjustment. The participants were selected from a large longitudinal database and comparisons were made at three points in…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Young Adults, Adolescents, Depression (Psychology)
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Matson, Johnny L.; Fodstad, Jill C.; Rivet, Tessa T.; Rojahn, Johannes – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2009
Participants were 109 adults with severe intellectual disabilities and long histories of psychotropic drug use. Side effect profiles were examined in the context of types of mental health disorders observed using the Diagnostic Assessment for the Severely Handicapped-Revised (DASH-II) and the Behavior Problems Inventory-Revised (BPI-01). The best…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Severe Disabilities, Self Destructive Behavior, Severe Mental Retardation
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Travis, Robert; Sturmey, Peter – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2008
Individuals with intellectual disabilities who exhibit psychotic verbal behavior are at increased risk for hospitalization and dependence on external support. Traditionally, medication is the clinical treatment of choice for this behavior. This article selectively reviews the existing literature within the field of behavior analysis on reducing…
Descriptors: Verbal Stimuli, Mental Retardation, Reinforcement, Verbal Communication
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Matson, Johnny L.; Rivet, Tessa T. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2008
This study was designed to establish the initial psychometric properties of the first scale specifically developed for behavior problems of adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and intellectual disability (ID). The Autism Spectrum Disorders-Behavior Problems for Adults (ASD-BPA) consists of 20 items in which raters indicate if each item is…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Self Destructive Behavior, Mental Retardation, Autism
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