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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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Gadow, Kenneth D. – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2013
Objective: This study examines relations between the severity of specific symptoms of schizophrenia spectrum disorder (SSD) and severity of the three defining symptom domains of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children with ASD (N = 147) and child psychiatry outpatient referrals (Controls; N = 339). Method: Participants were subdivided into four…
Descriptors: Rating Scales, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism, Schizophrenia
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van Gent, Tiejo; Goedhart, Arnold W.; Treffers, Philip D. A. – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2012
In this study socio-demographic, deafness-related and diagnostic characteristics of hearing impaired children and adolescents referred to a national mental health service for deaf and hard of hearing children and adolescents were examined. Socio-demographic and diagnostic characteristics were compared to corresponding characteristics of hearing…
Descriptors: Hearing Impairments, Deafness, Mental Health, Health Services
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Collin, Lisa; Bindra, Jasmeet; Raju, Monika; Gillberg, Christopher; Minnis, Helen – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2013
This review focuses on facial affect (emotion) recognition in children and adolescents with psychiatric disorders other than autism. A systematic search, using PRISMA guidelines, was conducted to identify original articles published prior to October 2011 pertaining to face recognition tasks in case-control studies. Used in the qualitative…
Descriptors: Eating Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Nonverbal Communication, Schizophrenia
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Lin, Lan-Ping; Lee, Jiunn-Tay; Lin, Fu-Gong; Lin, Pei-Ying; Tang, Chi-Chieh; Chu, Cordia M.; Wu, Chia-Ling; Lin, Jin-Ding – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2011
Nationwide data were collected concerning inpatient care use and medical expenditure of people with disabilities (N = 937,944) among national health insurance beneficiaries in Taiwan. Data included gender, age, hospitalization frequency and expenditure, healthcare setting and service department, discharge diagnose disease according to the ICD-9-CM…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Hospitals, Health Care Costs, Health Insurance
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Gillberg, Christopher – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2010
Co-existence of disorders--including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, tic disorder, developmental coordination disorder, and autism spectrum disorder--and sharing of symptoms across disorders (sometimes referred to as comorbidity) is the rule rather than the exception in child psychiatry and developmental…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Psychiatry, Young Children
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Guerin, Suzanne; Dodd, Philip; Tyrell, Janette; McEvoy, John; Buckley, Sarah; Hillery, John – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2009
Given the research evidence that people with intellectual disability (ID) do grieve following bereavement, the present study aimed to describe and gather preliminary psychometric data for a version of the Inventory of Complicated Grief [Prigerson, H. G., Maciejewski, P. K., Reynolds, C. F., Bierhals, A. J., Newsom, J. T., Fasiczka, A., et al.…
Descriptors: Grief, Mental Retardation, Interrater Reliability, Psychiatry
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Lunsky, Yona; Elserafi, Jonny – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2012
Antipsychotic medication rates are high in adults with developmental disability. This study considered rates of antipsychotic use in 743 adults with developmental disability who had experienced a psychiatric crisis. Nearly half (49%) of these adults were prescribed antipsychotics. Polypharmacy was common with 22% of those prescribed antipsychotics…
Descriptors: Adults, Developmental Disabilities, Drug Therapy, Psychiatry
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Marwick, H.; Doolin, O.; Allely, C. S.; McConnachie, A.; Johnson, P.; Puckering, C.; Golding, J.; Gillberg, C.; Wilson, P. – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2013
To establish which social interactive behaviours predict later psychiatric diagnosis, we examined 180 videos of a parent-infant interaction when children were aged one year, from within the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) cohort. Sixty of the videos involved infants who were later diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder at…
Descriptors: Disability Identification, Well Being, Parent Child Relationship, Interaction
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Holden, Borge; Gitlesen, Jens Petter – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2009
Increasingly, challenging behaviour is explained by way of psychiatric symptomatology. This poses possible pitfalls. First, the possibility exists that both psychiatric symptoms and challenging behaviour are concurrent expressions of common underlying factors. Second, psychiatric symptoms may be rated as present on the basis of challenging…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Caregivers, Behavior Problems, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Raina, P.; Lunsky, Y. – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2010
The current study describes and compares profiles of patients in the same specialized hospital program for patients with intellectual disability with and without forensic involvement. A retrospective chart review of 78 individuals (39 forensic and 39 non-forensic) served between 2006 and 2008 was completed. The forensic sample was more likely to…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Patients, Comparative Analysis, Psychiatry
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Gau, Susan Shur-Fen; Chang, Jane Pei-Chen – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2013
We investigated mothering and mother-child interactions in adolescents with and without persistent attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in a sample of 190 adolescents with persistent DSM-IV ADHD, 147 without persistent ADHD, and 223 without ADHD. Both participants and their mothers received psychiatric interviews for diagnosis of ADHD…
Descriptors: Psychological Needs, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Adolescents, Parent Child Relationship
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Lai, Chia-Im; Hung, Wen-Jiu; Lin, Lan-Ping; Chien, Wu-Chien; Lin, Jin-Ding – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2011
The paper aims to analyze the hospital inpatient care use and medical fee of people with ID co-occurring with schizophrenia in Taiwan. A nationwide data were collected concerning hospital admission and medical expenditure of people with ID (n = 2565) among national health insurance beneficiaries in Taiwan. Multiple regression analyses were…
Descriptors: Medical Services, Mental Retardation, Schizophrenia, Hospitals
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Holden, Borge; Gitlesen, Jens Petter – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2008
In addition to explaining challenging behaviour by way of behaviour analytic, functional analyses, challenging behaviour is increasingly explained by way of psychiatric symptomatology. According to some researchers, the two approaches complement each other, as psychiatric symptomatology may form a motivational basis for the individual's response…
Descriptors: Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Psychiatry, Behavior Problems, Screening Tests
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Dinya, Elek; Csorba, Janos; Suli, Agota; Grosz, Zsofia – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2012
The behaviour dimensions of 244 Hungarian adolescent psychiatric outpatients with a dual diagnosis (intellectual disability and psychiatric diagnosis) were examined by means of the adapted version of the Behaviour Problem Inventory (BPI, Rojahn, Matson, Lott, Esbensen, & Smalls, 2001). Four IQ subgroups were created: borderline, mild, moderate…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Psychosis, Emotional Disturbances, Intelligence Quotient
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