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Lee, Gloria K.; Shivers, Carolyn M. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: Although studies have examined quality of life (QOL) among family caregivers of individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), little is known about potential differences in QOL based on the age of the individual with ASD, particularly in relation to caregivers' needs, beliefs and coping mechanisms. Method: This study investigated…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Physical Health, Young Adults, Autism
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Schepens, Hadewych R. M. M.; Van Puyenbroeck, Joris; Maes, Bea – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: The increased life expectancy of people with intellectual disability intensifies the need for age-specific support. Research on effects of support strategies on quality of life (QoL) of these people remains scattered. Methods: A systematic search of peer-reviewed publications since 1995 was performed, with participants having…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Intellectual Disability, Older Adults, Financial Support
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Panicker, Anuja S.; Ramesh, Sonali – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: The psychological status of caregivers of individuals with intellectual disability and psychiatric illness (PI) is important for effective management. The aim of this study was to examine the psychological status and its relationship with coping styles among these caregivers. Materials & Methods: Caregivers (N = 80) of individuals…
Descriptors: Coping, Mental Disorders, Caregivers, Stress Variables
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Man, Joyce; Kangas, Maria – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: Carer mental health literacy and help seeking are areas that are not well researched in the intellectual disability field. This study aimed to explore the above including service utilization experiences of Australian parents with an offspring with an intellectual disability and a comorbid psychiatric disorder. Method: Forty-one parents…
Descriptors: Caregivers, Mental Health, Knowledge Level, Help Seeking
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Whittle, Erin Louise; Fisher, Karen Raewyn; Reppermund, Simone; Trollor, Julian – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: People with intellectual disability experience higher rates of mental health disorders than the rest of the population, and expert opinion holds that multiple barriers prevent people with intellectual disability from accessing appropriate services. Methods: A qualitative study was designed to explore the lived experience of barriers…
Descriptors: Access to Health Care, Mental Health, Intellectual Disability, Mental Disorders
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Sandjojo, Janice; Zedlitz, Aglaia M. E. E.; Gebhardt, Winifred A.; Hoekman, Joop; den Haan, Jeanet A.; Evers, Andrea W. M. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: To help people with intellectual disabilities lead a more independent life, it is important to promote their self-management. This study evaluated the effectiveness of a self-management training for people with intellectual disabilities directed at independent functioning in daily life. Method: In the training, 17 people with…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Self Management, Daily Living Skills, Quality of Life
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Hudson, Nicholas Andrew; Mrozik, Jennifer Hella; White, Rose; Northend, Kristian; Moore, Steve; Lister, Katherine; Rayner, Kelly – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
Background: People with learning disabilities (LD) are particularly vulnerable to mental health and behavioural difficulties, and it has been shown that regular exercise can improve psychosocial well-being as well as physical fitness. This research aims to explore the experiences of men with LD detained in secure settings who have engaged in…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Intellectual Disability, Males, Team Sports
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Grey, Jillian M.; Totsika, Vasiliki; Hastings, Richard P. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
Background: Providing long-term care to an adult relative with intellectual disability can impact negatively on caregivers' health and well-being. Methods: Data were collected via online and postal questionnaires on 110 family carers' physical and psychological health, family stress and perceived positive gains from caring. Psychological…
Descriptors: Caregivers, Intellectual Disability, Adults, Family Relationship
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Marwood, Hayley; Chinn, Deborah; Gannon, Kenneth; Scior, Katrina – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
Background: People with intellectual disabilities (ID) should be able to access the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) programme, currently a main provider of mainstream mental health services in England. IAPT offer cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) to individuals experiencing mental health problems, although its effectiveness…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Therapy, Mental Health, Health Services
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Dagnan, Dave; Masson, John; Thwaites, Richard; James, Amy; Hatton, Chris – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
Background: Current policy in the England suggests that people with intellectual disabilities should, where possible, access mainstream mental health services; this should include access to mainstream therapy services. It is likely that mainstream therapists will need training and support to work with people with intellectual disabilities. Method:…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Therapy, Access to Health Care, Allied Health Personnel
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Hatton, Chris; Emerson, Eric; Robertson, Janet; Baines, Susannah – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
Background: Children with mild/moderate intellectual disabilities are at greater risk for mental health problems, with socio-economic factors and adversity partly accounting for this. Fewer data are available for adolescents. Methods: Secondary analysis was undertaken of the "Next Steps" annual panel study following a cohort through…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Mild Intellectual Disability, Moderate Intellectual Disability, Mental Disorders
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McQueen, Meg; Blinkhorn, Ashleigh; Broad, Adam; Jones, Jessica; Naeem, Farooq; Ayub, Muhammad – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
Background: Despite strong evidence for cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) in treating mental health, its use, thus far, has been limited for people with intellectual disabilities. This study describes a CBT-based guided self-help (CBT-GSH) manual for individuals with intellectual disability, and focus groups explore the views of clinicians,…
Descriptors: Cognitive Restructuring, Behavior Modification, Therapy, Outcomes of Treatment
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Hatton, Chris; Emerson, Eric; Robertson, Janet; Baines, Susannah – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2017
Background: People with intellectual disability or borderline intellectual functioning may have poorer mental health than their peers. The present authors sought to (i) estimate the risk of poorer mental health among British adults with and without intellectual impairments and (ii) estimate the extent to which any between-group differences in…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Adults, Intellectual Disability, Risk
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Banga, Gazal; Ghosh, Subharati – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2017
Background: Knowledge of the impact of affiliate stigma on the wellbeing of caregivers to children with specific learning disability (SLD) in India is limited. To fill in this gap in knowledge a cross-sectional quantitative study was undertaken to assess the impact of affiliate stigma on the psychological well-being of mothers with children with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Disabilities, Social Bias, Well Being
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Weise, Janelle; Fisher, Karen R.; Trollor, Julian N. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2017
Background: People with intellectual disability experience high rates of mental ill health but multiple barriers to access to quality mental health care. One significant barrier to access is a generalist mental health workforce that lacks capacity, and consensus on what constitutes core workforce competencies in this area. As such, the first step…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Intellectual Disability, Expertise, Foreign Countries
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