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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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Wright, Michelle F. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2017
The aim of this study was to examine the mitigating effect of perceived social support from parents, teachers, and friends on the association between cyber victimization and depression, accessed one year later. Adolescents (n = 131; 13-15 years old; 73% male) with intellectual and developmental disabilities completed questionnaires on their…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Victims, Depression (Psychology)
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Saldanha, Kennedy – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2017
Although the incomplete school histories of homeless youths are often highlighted, little is written about their school careers involving special education. This study is based on the educational narratives of homeless youths in special education. Their narratives were constructed using "direct scribing" and narrative ethnography. The…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Special Education, Labeling (of Persons), Youth
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Fisher, Marisa H.; Lough, Emma; Griffin, Megan M.; Lane, Laurel A. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2017
Background: Individuals with intellectual disability experience high rates of bullying, but it is not known how people with specific syndromes, such as Williams syndrome (WS), experience and respond to bullying. Given their behavioral profile, including hypersociability and heightened anxiety, and their risk for experiencing other forms of…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Genetic Disorders, Bullying, At Risk Persons
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Spassiani, Natasha; Abou Chacra, Megan Sarah; Lunsky, Yona – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2017
Introduction: Individuals with intellectual disability (ID) are high users of emergency mental health services and can experience stigmatization in these circumstances. The purpose of the study was to examine the experiences of people with ID living in the community who interact with emergency services as a result of a psychiatric crisis, from the…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Psychiatry, Psychological Patterns, Mental Health
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Hamdani, Yani; Ary, Ayelet; Lunsky, Yona – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2017
Introduction: Stigma is widely identified as an issue affecting the health and well-being of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), and those with mental illnesses. To address this issue, a population mental health strategy, which includes a focus on reducing stigma and discrimination, was developed by the government of…
Descriptors: Social Bias, Mental Disorders, Intellectual Disability, Foreign Countries
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Werner, Shirli; Araten-Bergman, Tal – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2017
Introduction: People with disabilities often identify professionals' stigmatic views as significant barriers to accessing mainstream services. This study aimed to examine differences in stigmatic attitudes held by social workers toward individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID), mental illness (MI), or dual diagnosis (DD) of ID and MI.…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Social Bias, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Social Work
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Rojahn, Johannes; Rick-Betancourt, Brittney; Barnard-Brak, Lucy; Moore, Linda – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2017
Background: The Adult Scale of Hostility and Aggression (A-SHARP) rating scale assesses the frequency/severity (problem scale) and the reactive-proactive motivation (provocation scale) of aggressive behaviors in adults with intellectual disabilities (ID). Items are assigned to five subscales (Verbal Aggression, Physical Aggression, Hostile Affect,…
Descriptors: Adults, Rating Scales, Aggression, Intellectual Disability
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Wagemaker, Eline; Dekkers, Tycho J.; Agelink van Rentergem, Joost A.; Volkers, Karin M.; Huizenga, Hilde M. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2017
Background: The evidence base for psychological treatments for autism and mood disorders in people with moderate to severe intellectual disabilities (ID) is limited. Recent promising robot-based innovations in mental health care suggest that robot-based animal assisted therapy (AAT) could be useful to improve social skills and mood in people with…
Descriptors: Adults, Robotics, Mental Health, Health Services
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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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McHugh, Meaghan C.; Howard, Donna E. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2017
Bullying affects approximately 40% of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Cyberbullying, a type of bullying facilitated by electronic devices, may be particularly worrisome for parents of children with IDD as constant monitoring is difficult. In this study, ten parents of Special Olympics Maryland athletes completed…
Descriptors: Friendship, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Intellectual Disability
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de Vaan, Gitta; Vervloed, Mathijs P. J.; Hoevenaars-van den Boom, Marella; Antonissen, Anneke; Knoors, Harry; Verhoeven, Ludo – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2016
Instruments that are used for diagnosing of, or screening for, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may not be applicable to people with sensory disabilities in addition to intellectual disabilities. First, because they do not account for equifinality, the possibility that different conditions may lead to the same outcome. Second, because they do not…
Descriptors: Screening Tests, Clinical Diagnosis, Diagnostic Tests, Autism
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Ellison, Kimberly S.; Bundy, Myra Beth; Wygant, Dustin B.; Gore, Jonathan S. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2016
The new DSM-5 dimensional framework of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) features severity ratings of social communication (SC) and restrictive/repetitive behaviors (RRB) and little research has been conducted since its inception. There has been a recent increase in the administration and adoption of broadband behavior-rating scales by clinicians,…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Rating Scales, Child Behavior
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Kim, Junhyoung; Schilling, Mary Lou; Kim, May; Han, Areum – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2016
There is a dearth of literature that explores the relationships among leisure satisfaction, acceptance of disability, social relationships, and life satisfaction among adults with intellectual disability from Eastern countries. The purpose of this study was to examine how leisure satisfaction, disability acceptance, and social relationships are…
Descriptors: Correlation, Leisure Time, Life Satisfaction, Adults
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Brown, Julie F.; Hamilton-Mason, Johnnie; Maramaldi, Peter; Barnhill, L. Jarrett – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2016
The perspectives of individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) about family relationships are underrepresented in the literature. The topic of family relationships emerged in a grounded theory exploratory focus group study that involved thirty dually diagnosed participants with moderate or mild intellectual disabilities and histories of…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Behavior Problems, Family Relationship, Grounded Theory
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