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Hamers, Pauline C. M.; Ool, Jans S.; Festen, Dederieke A. M.; Hendriksen, Jos G. M.; Bindels, Patrick J. E.; Hermans, Heidi – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: Reliable and valid screening instruments for depression and anxiety are needed for adults with intellectual disabilities. Methods: Internal consistency (n = 198), inter-rater reliability (n = 41), test-retest reliability (n = 37) and criterion validity (n = 43) were studied in adults aged between 18 and 49 years. Internal consistency…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Test Validity, Test Reliability, Screening Tests
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Olivier-Pijpers, Vanessa C.; Cramm, Jane M.; Nieboer, Anna P. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: We examined the influence of the organizational environment on challenging behaviour in people with intellectual disabilities to increase understanding of the quality of support services for people with intellectual disabilities. Method: Twenty-one professionals and managers from four specialized Dutch disability service organizations…
Descriptors: Environmental Influences, Behavior Problems, Intellectual Disability, Foreign Countries
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Overmars-Marx, Tessa; Thomése, Fleur; Meininger, Herman – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: Earlier studies show that to gain more understanding of the concept of social inclusion, the views and experiences of people with intellectual disabilities are needed. The aim of this study was to investigate their perspective on neighbourhood social inclusion from an ecological point of view. Method: We carried out a photovoice study…
Descriptors: Neighborhoods, Inclusion, Intellectual Disability, Photography
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Heutmekers, Marloes; Naaldenberg, Jenneken; Verheggen, Sabine A.; Assendelft, Willem J. J.; Schrojenstein Lantman-de Valk, Henny M. J.; Tobi, Hilde; Leusink, Geraline L. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background Little is known about the health needs of people with intellectual disabilities who access out-of-hours primary care services, raising concerns about accessibility and quality of care for this group. This study aims to identify commonly presented health problems of people with intellectual disabilities in this specific setting compared…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intellectual Disability, Health Needs, Access to Health Care
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Schaap, Feija D.; Finnema, Evelyn J.; Stewart, Roy E.; Dijkstra, Geke J.; Reijneveld, Sijmen A. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: The ageing of people with intellectual disabilities, involving consequences like dementia, creates a need for methods to support care staff. One promising method is Dementia Care Mapping (DCM). This study examined the effect of DCM on job satisfaction and care skills of ID-care staff. Methods: We performed a quasi-experimental study in…
Descriptors: Dementia, Job Satisfaction, Older Adults, Intellectual Disability
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Seelen-de Lang, Birgit L.; Smits, Hedwig J. H.; Penterman, Berry J. M.; Noorthoorn, Eric O.; Nieuwenhuis, Jeanet G.; Nijman, Henk L. I. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: The reliability and validity of the Screener for Intelligence and Learning Disabilities (SCIL) are unknown in a population of outpatients with severe mental illness. The prevalence of mild or borderline intellectual disabilities (MBID); an umbrella term for people with borderline intellectual functioning (BIF) and mild intellectual…
Descriptors: Screening Tests, Disability Identification, Intelligence Tests, Severe Disabilities