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Nicole Edwards; Catherine Franklin; Julie King; Hanna Watling – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2024
Background: Psychiatrists prescribe the psychotropic medication that is used to manage behaviors of concern (BOC) in people with intellectual disability (ID) (i.e., chemical restraint), and their attitudes and perceptions towards this treatment are important topics for study. Methods: 133 Queensland psychiatrists and psychiatry trainees completed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychiatry, Professional Personnel, Trainees
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Hyeon-Taek Hong; Seung-Il Song – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2024
Introduction: This review aimed to synthesize and review computerized cognitive rehabilitation studies on children with disabilities to confirm their effectiveness. Methods: In 2021, an electronic search of academic articles was performed using PubMed, CINAHL, Science Direct, and Cochrane databases. Results: First, two experienced researchers…
Descriptors: Rehabilitation, Program Effectiveness, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Ability
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Johanna J. Westera; Mariët J. van der Molen; Carlo Schuengel – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2024
Introduction: Emotional and behavioral problems are common in adolescents with mild to borderline intellectual disabilities (MBID). Basic Psychological Needs Theory connects fulfillment of basic psychological needs (autonomy, relatedness, competence) to ill-being (mental health problems). The associations between the frustration and satisfaction…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Mild Intellectual Disability, Adolescents, Needs
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Ariel Schwartz; E. Sally Rogers – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2024
Background: Young adults (YA) with intellectual/developmental disabilities and co-occurring mental health conditions (MH) are underemployed. One reason may be a lack of accommodations that mitigate the impact of MH challenges at work. We explored common workplace MH impacts and supportive accommodations. Methods: Interviews with YA with…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Work Environment, Accessibility (for Disabled)
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Heather H. Kelley; Ty B. Aller; Matthew Wappett – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2024
Background: Direct Support Professionals (DSP) work closely with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and can play an important role in helping these individuals get treatment when they are also experiencing mental health concerns (MHC). Methods: We employed a systematic review search techniques to identify 15…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Mental Health, Staff Development
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Dodds, Robin L.; Maurer, Karolyn J. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2023
Background: People with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) from low income diverse communities are experiencing the health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic most acutely. Method: To better understand the impacts of the pandemic on the wellbeing of adults with IDD from an urban US region and how they are managing the associated…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Adults, Intellectual Disability
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Hinde, Kylie; Mason, Jonathan; Kannis-Dymand, Lee; Millear, Prue; Sultana, Razia – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2023
Background: Intellectual disability and mental health disorders constitute a major health problem globally with higher economic burden in low- and middle-income countries such as Bangladesh. In 2017, the World Bank estimated that 85% of the global population lived in low-middle-income countries. Limited research has explored health practitioner…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intellectual Disability, Mental Disorders, Knowledge Level
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Dalhaug, Kristina Caroline; Storvik, Kristin; Kildahl, Arvid Nikolai – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2023
Introduction: Mental health assessment in autistic individuals with intellectual disabilities may be challenging. Findings from non-autistic samples indicate overlap between obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and psychotic disorder/schizophrenia, but little is known about this potential overlap in autistic people. Methods: Explorative,…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Clinical Diagnosis, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Intellectual Disability
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Deb, Shoumitro; Limbu, Bharati; Unwin, Gemma L.; Weaver, Tim – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2023
Background: Overmedication of people with intellectual disabilities, particularly when psychotropic medications are used for challenging behavior (CB) in the absence of a psychiatric disorder, is a significant public health concern. Support staff play a pivotal role in influencing the prescribing process. Staff views and attitudes toward…
Descriptors: Drug Therapy, Intellectual Disability, Behavior Problems, Caregiver Attitudes
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Kramer, Jessica M.; Beasley, Joan B.; Caoili, Andrea; Goode, Tawara; Guerrero, Fiorella; Klein, Ann; Grosso, Elizabeth; Kennelly-Smith, Elizabeth – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2023
Introduction: Quality services for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and mental health needs (IDD-MH) requires timely access to services that are responsive to their needs and preferences. This study explores virtual service delivery from the perspectives of family caregivers of persons IDD-MH during the onset of the…
Descriptors: Caregivers, Family Attitudes, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities
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Yang, Chang-Jiang; Jin, Jia-Yi; Sun, Ye-Wei – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2023
Background: Behavior problems of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) bring many difficulties and stress to their parents, thus increasing their risk of depression. Recent studies have shown that the mindfulness and perceived social support may play significant roles in improving the depression of these parents as well as relieve their…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Autism Spectrum Disorders, Questionnaires
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Dukmak, Samir Jabra; Mousa, Anwar; Algharaibeh, Mahmoud – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2023
Background: This study investigates the impact of behavior problems on stress that parents may experience due to raising children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, in relation to various child and parental characteristics. Method: 175 parents of children with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities and with behavior problems…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Child Behavior, Behavior Problems, Developmental Disabilities
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Gallant, Caitlyn; Good, Dawn – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2023
Introduction: Compared to their neurotypical peers, children and adolescents with neurodevelopmental disorders (NDs) experience worse mental health outcomes, including greater service use and functional impairment. Few studies, however, have examined the neurodevelopmental contributions to mental health complexity among those seeking…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Health Services, Children, Adolescents
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Schoop-Kasteler, Noemi; Hofmann, Verena; Cillessen, Antonius H. N.; Müller, Christoph M. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2023
Introduction: Individual social status among peers (i.e., acceptance and rejection) has important implications for students' social and academic development. The present study investigates the role of individual problem behavior and classroom norms in the development of acceptance and rejection among students with intellectual disabilities (ID) in…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Intellectual Disability, Special Schools, Behavior Problems
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Scheirs, J. G. M.; Muller, A.; Manders, N. C. P.; van der Zanden, C. D. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2023
Introduction: Estimates of the prevalence of depression in people with intellectual disability range from almost nonexistent to 39%. We analyzed the outcomes of three screening instruments to find out more about the prevalence in people with mild or borderline disability. Methods: 102 Dutch individuals residing in institutions or living…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Incidence, Clinical Diagnosis, Mild Intellectual Disability
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