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Werner, Shirli; Stern, Ira; Stawski, Mike; Roth, Dana; Tenenbaum, Ariel – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Introduction: Studies regarding the use of support services for persons with a dual diagnosis of intellectual disability and psychopathology are scarce; even fewer have focused on children and young adults. The aim of the present study, conducted in Israel, was to compare the use of support services and their perceived effectiveness by families of…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Foreign Countries, Caregivers, Mental Health
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Jamieson, Daniel; Mason, Jonathan – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
People with an Intellectual Disability (ID) are around 4 times more likely to suffer with a mental health disorder than IQ-typical people, however previous studies have shown they may be less likely to be diagnosed. One suggested cause of this is the diagnostic overshadowing bias: the tendency for practitioners to attribute unusual behaviour,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intellectual Disability, Mental Disorders, Clinical Diagnosis
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Braatveit, Kirsten J.; Torsheim, Torbjørn; Hove, Oddbjørn – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
Introduction: There is reason to believe that many individuals with substance use disorders (SUD), who are in contact with services, have an undiagnosed intellectual disability. The aim of the present study was to investigate the prevalence of intellectual and borderline intellectual disabilities (ID/BID) among inpatients with SUD and to further…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Severe Intellectual Disability, Intellectual Disability, Incidence
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Lindsay, William R.; Steptoe, Lesley; McVicker, Ronnie; Haut, Fabian; Robertson, Colette – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
In "DSM-5" there has been a move to dimensional personality disorder (PD) diagnosis, incorporating personality theory in the form of the five-factor model (FFM). It proposes an alternative assessment system based on diagnostic indicators and the FFM, while retaining "DSM-IV" categorical criteria. Four individuals with…
Descriptors: Clinical Diagnosis, Personality Problems, Mental Disorders, Intellectual Disability
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van den Bogaard, Kim J. H. M.; Nijman, Henk L. I.; Palmstierna, Tom; Embregts, Petri J. C. M. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
Introduction: People with intellectual disabilities and co-occurring psychopathology have a relatively high likelihood to engage in aggressive behavior. Nevertheless, structured clinical assessment of aggressive behavior, including when and where it occurs, is scarce in this population. Methods: On three wards specializing in the care for people…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Aggression, Mild Intellectual Disability, Psychopathology
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Scott, Haleigh M.; Havercamp, Susan M. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
Mental illness, and its assessment and treatment, is a concern for caregivers and professionals working with people with intellectual disability (ID), as well as a cause of distress and disability for people with ID. Research in this area is hindered by difficulties associated with recognizing symptoms of mental illness and tracking their changes.…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Mental Health, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Intellectual Disability
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Mayes, Susan Dickerson; Kokotovich, Cari; Mathiowetz, Christine; Baweja, Raman; Calhoun, Susan L.; Waxmonsky, James – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2017
Disruptive mood dysregulation disorder (DMDD) is a controversial "DSM-5" diagnosis. It is not known how DMDD symptoms vary by age and if differences are similar for autism, ADHD, and general population samples. Our study analyzed the two DMDD symptoms (irritable-angry mood and temper outbursts) in 1,827 children with autism or ADHD (with…
Descriptors: Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Behavior Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Preschool Children
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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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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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Fletcher, Robert J.; Barnhill, Jarrett; McCarthy, Jane; Strydom, André – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2016
Recognizing the diagnostic challenges that clinicians face when attempting to arrive at an accurate psychiatric diagnosis for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) co-occurring with mental illness (MI), in 2007 the National Association for the Dually Diagnosed (NADD), in association with the American Psychiatric…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Clinical Diagnosis, Intellectual Disability, Comorbidity
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Battaglia, Maurizio; Detrick, Susan; Fernandez, Anna – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2016
In California, individuals with autism and co-occurring mental disorders, and their families, face two serious barriers when attempting to access the mental health services they need. The first is that the State Mental Health Specialty Service guidelines specifically exclude autism as a qualifying primary diagnosis for eligibility for mental…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Mental Disorders
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Scott, Haleigh; Havercamp, Susan M. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2015
People with intellectual disability (ID) were once considered immune to developing psychopathology, including affective disorders such as depression. Now research has shown that people with ID do suffer from depression, and the focus is on understanding how to best diagnose and provide treatment. Research has come a long way in adapting the…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Comorbidity, Clinical Diagnosis, Severe Intellectual Disability
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Berryessa, Colleen M.; Milner, Lauren C.; Garrison, Nanibaa' A.; Cho, Mildred K. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2015
During a trial involving an offender with a mental disorder, jurors are often required to evaluate information on the disorder and its characteristics. This evaluation relies on how jurors understand and synthesize psychiatric and other evidence on the disorder and this information's impact on the case, an offender's culpability, and the rendered…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Criminals
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Hepburn, Susan L.; Stern, Jessica A.; Blakeley-Smith, Audrey; Kimel, Lila K.; Reaven, Judith A. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2014
This descriptive study examines the complexity of psychiatric comorbidity in treatment-seeking youth with ASD and anxiety symptoms. Forty-two parents of youth with ASD and anxiety (ages 8-14) completed a structured diagnostic interview (Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia for School-Age Children-Present and Lifetime Version). Youth…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Comorbidity, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism
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Neal, Daniene; Matson, Johnny L.; Hattier, Megan A. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2014
The Autism Spectrum Disorder Observation for Children (ASD-OC) is a 45-item observation scale used to assess autistic symptomatology. The reliability of this measure has been established in previous research; therefore, the purpose of this study is to evaluate its validity among a sample of children (1-15 years). The large correlation between the…
Descriptors: Test Validity, Observation, Children, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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