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Folch, Annabel; Salvador-Carulla, Luis; Vicens, Paloma; Cortés, Maria José; Irazábal, Marcia; Muñoz, Silvia; Rovira, Lluís; Orejuela, Carmen; González, Juan A.; Martínez-Leal, Rafael – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: The aim of this paper was to summarize the main results of the POMONA-ESP project, the first study to explore health status in a large representative, randomized and stratified sample of people with intellectual developmental disorders in Spain. Methods: The POMONA-ESP project collected information about the health of 953 individuals…
Descriptors: Health, Intellectual Disability, Health Services, Drug Therapy
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Arias, Víctor B.; Arias, Benito; Burns, G. Leonard; Servera, Mateu – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: Although attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is considered a valid diagnosis for children with intellectual disability, no studies have evaluated the invariance of ADHD symptom ratings across children with and without intellectual disability. Method: Parents completed ratings on the ADHD symptoms for 189 children with…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Intellectual Disability, Children, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Surley, Laura; Dagnan, Dave – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: There is increasing evidence that cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can be effective for people with intellectual disabilities. The aim of this review was to report the nature and frequency of adaptations reported in studies of CBT for people with intellectual disabilities. Method: This review updated and extended a previous review…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Cognitive Restructuring, Adults, Intellectual Disability
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Thomas, Stuart D. M.; Nixon, Margaret; Ogloff, James R. P.; Daffern, Michael – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: Accumulating evidence internationally points to an increased risk of crime perpetration and victimization among people with an intellectual disability (ID). This study aimed to examine the impact that comorbid mental illness had on the association between intellectual disability, crime perpetration and criminal victimization. Method: A…
Descriptors: Crime, Victims of Crime, Intellectual Disability, Mental Disorders
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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