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Sajith, Sreedharan Geetha; Chiu, Jessie; Wong, Wendy; Chiam, Peak Chiang – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2019
Background: People with intellectual disability (ID) have higher risk of mental morbidity and specialised training may be required in their management. We explored the training needs and knowledge as well as perceptions of care of such patients among residents and non-residents working in psychiatry. Method: The study was conducted as an anonymous…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Mental Disorders, Training, Allied Health Personnel
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Schiltz, Hillary; McIntyre, Nancy; Swain-Lerro, Lindsay; Zajic, Matthew; Mundy, Peter – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2017
Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are at risk for anxiety symptoms. Few anxiety measures are validated for individuals with ASD, and the nature of ASD raises questions about reliability of self-reported anxiety. This study examined longitudinal stability and change of self-reported anxiety in higher functioning youth with ASD (HFASD)…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Anxiety, At Risk Persons
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Griffith, Gemma M.; Hastings, Richard P.; Petalas, Michael A. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2014
Debate is ongoing about whether typically developing siblings of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are at greater risk of behavioral or emotional problems than siblings of children without ASD. Most data on behavior is provided by mothers, and we do not know whether fathers' reports differ. The strengths and difficulties questionnaire…
Descriptors: Mother Attitudes, Father Attitudes, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Reyes-Portillo, Jazmin A.; Chin, Erica M.; Toso-Salman, Josefina; Turner, J. Blake; Vawdrey, David; Mufson, Laura – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2018
Background: No study to date has examined the effectiveness of integrating clinical decision support tools, like electronic health record (EHR) alerts, into the clinical care of youth at-risk for suicide. Objective: This study aimed to examine the feasibility and acceptability of using an EHR alert to increase clinicians' use of safety planning…
Descriptors: Records (Forms), Electronic Publishing, Information Dissemination, Safety
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Mota, Natália Bezerra; Copelli, Mauro; Ribeiro, Sidarta – New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 2016
The early onset of mental disorders can lead to serious cognitive damage, and timely interventions are needed in order to prevent them. In patients of low socioeconomic status, as is common in Latin America, it can be hard to identify children at risk. Here, we briefly introduce the problem by reviewing the scarce epidemiological data from Latin…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mental Disorders, Epidemiology, Clinical Diagnosis
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Lundqvist, Lars-Olov – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2013
The aim of the present study was to investigate the prevalence of behavior problems among people with administratively defined intellectual disability (ID) and identify possible risk markers for behavior problems using the Behavior Problems Inventory (BPI). Sixty-two percent of the ID population (n = 915) had a behavior problem (self-injurious,…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Sleep, Foreign Countries, Incidence
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Brunila, Kristiina – Critical Studies in Education, 2013
Education in Finland is facing new challenges in the form of two related trends: "therapisation" and "projectisation". The concept of therapisation describes the ways in which ideas, discourses and practices from counselling, therapy, psychiatry, educational and clinical psychology become internalised and normalised in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Projects, Learning Activities, Active Learning
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Allen, Michael H.; Abar, Beau W.; McCormick, Mark; Barnes, Donna H.; Haukoos, Jason; Garmel, Gus M.; Boudreaux, Edwin D. – Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 2013
Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goal 15 calls for organizations "to identify patients at risk for suicide." Overt suicidal behavior accounts for 0.6% of emergency department (ED) visits, but incidental suicidal ideation is found in 3%-11.6%. This is the first multicenter study of suicide screening in EDs. Of 2,243 patients in…
Descriptors: Hospitals, Patients, Psychological Characteristics, At Risk Persons
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Daniel, Stephanie S.; Goldston, David B.; Erkanli, Alaattin; Franklin, Joseph C.; Mayfield, Andrew M. – Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 2009
Previous studies of the relationship between anger, anger expression, and suicidal behavior have been largely cross-sectional and have yielded mixed findings. In a prospective, naturalistic study, we examined how trait anger and anger expression influenced the likelihood of suicide attempts among 180 adolescents followed for up to 13.3 years after…
Descriptors: Suicide, Inhibition, Young Adults, Adolescents
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Cairns, Victoria; Lamb, Isobel; Smith, Esther – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2011
The high prevalence of dementia in individuals with Down's syndrome has led learning disability services in the Hyndburn and Ribble Valley (HRV) area to develop a screening service to address this need; this paper offers reflections upon this process by its members after the first 12 months of operation. A multidisciplinary team comprising…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Dementia, Learning Disabilities, Psychiatry
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Donenberg, Geri R.; Pao, Maryland – Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2005
Objective: To review the past 10 years of published research on human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) in the United States, including psychosocial and psychiatric risk factors, epidemiology, biology, neurocognitive and psychiatric sequelae, disclosure issues, prevention strategies, and biological and behavioral…
Descriptors: Prevention, Epidemiology, Risk, Mental Health
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Hanson, Jamie L.; van den Bos, Wouter; Roeber, Barbara J.; Rudolph, Karen D.; Davidson, Richard J.; Pollak, Seth D. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2017
Background: Children who experience early adversity often develop emotion regulatory problems, but little is known about the mechanisms that mediate this relation. We tested whether general associative learning processes contribute to associations between adversity, in the form of child maltreatment, and negative behavioral outcomes. Methods:…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Child Abuse, Child Behavior, Behavior Problems
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Merker, Sören; Reif, Andreas; Ziegler, Georg C.; Weber, Heike; Mayer, Ute; Ehlis, Ann-Christine; Conzelmann, Annette; Johansson, Stefan; Müller-Reible, Clemens; Nanda, Indrajit; Haaf, Thomas; Ullmann, Reinhard; Romanos, Marcel; Fallgatter, Andreas J.; Pauli, Paul; Strekalova, Tatyana; Jansch, Charline; Vasquez, Alejandro Arias; Haavik, Jan; Ribasés, Marta; Ramos-Quiroga, Josep Antoni; Buitelaar, Jan K.; Franke, Barbara; Lesch, Klaus-Peter – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2017
Background: Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common, highly heritable neurodevelopmental disorder with profound cognitive, behavioral, and psychosocial impairments with persistence across the life cycle. Our initial genome-wide screening approach for copy number variants (CNVs) in ADHD implicated a duplication of…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Neurological Impairments, Genetic Disorders, Physiology
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Hughes, Nathan; Chitsabesan, Prathiba; Bryan, Karen; Borschmann, Rohan; Swain, Nathaniel; Lennox, Charlotte; Shaw, Jennifer – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2017
Background: While the prevalence of language and communication difficulties among young people in custody is well established, holistic understanding of the complexity and co-occurrence of additional vulnerabilities among this population are rare. Methods: Ninety-three young people in a young offenders institution in England were assessed using…
Descriptors: Language Impairments, Comorbidity, Institutionalized Persons, Youth
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Gooch, Debbie; Thompson, Paul; Nash, Hannah M.; Snowling, Margaret J.; Hulme, Charles – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2016
Background: The developmental relationships between executive functions (EF) and early language skills are unclear. This study explores the longitudinal relationships between children's early EF and language skills in a sample of children with a wide range of language abilities including children at risk of dyslexia. In addition, we investigated…
Descriptors: Child Development, Executive Function, Language Skills, Correlation
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