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Christensen, Lisa; Baker, Bruce L. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Introduction: Youth with intellectual disabilities (ID) demonstrate higher rates of disruptive behavior disorders (DBDs) than youth with typical development (TD). DBDs such as oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) predict higher rates of delinquency during adolescence. Yet, few studies have examined risk-taking and delinquency among youth with ID.…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Risk, Delinquency, Behavior Disorders
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Rodas, Naomi V.; Blacher, Jan; Baker, Bruce L. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Introduction: We examined the development of anxiety in youth with or without intellectual disabilities (ID). We also examined the effects of child delay status, temperament, ethnicity, and negative parenting on anxiety symptom trajectory. Method: Participants were 177 families in (blinded). We employed latent growth curve modeling to examine the…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Anxiety, Intellectual Disability, Children
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Barger, Brian; Larson, Lincoln R.; Ogletree, Scott; Torquati, Julia; Rosenberg, Steven; Gaither, Cassandra Johnson; Bartz, Jody Marie; Gardner, Andrew; Moody, Eric – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Introduction: Conduct problems are commonly reported among individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and children with other special health care needs (CSHCN). Environmental research indicates that exposure to natural environments can lead to decreased conduct problems; opposite effects (i.e., increased problems) are associated with built…
Descriptors: Children, Behavior Problems, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Jamieson, Daniel; Mason, Jonathan – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
People with an Intellectual Disability (ID) are around 4 times more likely to suffer with a mental health disorder than IQ-typical people, however previous studies have shown they may be less likely to be diagnosed. One suggested cause of this is the diagnostic overshadowing bias: the tendency for practitioners to attribute unusual behaviour,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intellectual Disability, Mental Disorders, Clinical Diagnosis
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Kildahl, Arvid Nikolai; Bakken, Trine Lise; Iversen, Trine Elisabeth; Helverschou, Sissel Berge – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Introduction: autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and intellectual disability (ID) seem to influence the risk of and vulnerability to exposure to trauma and adverse events. While assessment of a psychiatric disorder in ASD and ID generally is challenging, identification of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) seems particularly so, and knowledge does…
Descriptors: Identification, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Autism
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Werner, Shirli; Stern, Ira; Stawski, Mike; Roth, Dana; Tenenbaum, Ariel – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Introduction: Studies regarding the use of support services for persons with a dual diagnosis of intellectual disability and psychopathology are scarce; even fewer have focused on children and young adults. The aim of the present study, conducted in Israel, was to compare the use of support services and their perceived effectiveness by families of…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Foreign Countries, Caregivers, Mental Health
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Valdovinos, Maria G.; Seibert, Haley N.; Piersma, Drew; Wilkinson, Alyssa; Griffith, Gabrielle; Hillring, Sara; Boyle, Bailey – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Introduction: The purpose of this study was to gain additional insight on patterns of behavior of three individuals dually diagnosed with intellectual disability (ID) and bipolar disorder as they cycled between elevated and depressed mood states. Methods: Data were collected from weekly, one-hour observations across a period of several months. The…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Mental Disorders, Intellectual Disability, Comorbidity
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Nagy, Ede; Wehmeyer, Meike; Gaese, Franziska; Nicolai, Elisabeth; Schweitzer-Rothers, Jochen – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Introduction: This article describes the development of an Aggression and Restriction Observation Checklist (AROC) for use in residential and in-patient services for adults with intellectual disabilities (ID). The AROC was developed in collaboration between researchers and frontline staff. It assesses self-, person-, and object-directed aggressive…
Descriptors: Adults, Intellectual Disability, Check Lists, Aggression
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Halvorsen, Marianne; Aman, Michael G.; Mathiassen, Børge; Brøndbo, Per Håkan; Steinsvik, Oddmar Ole; Martinussen, Monica – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Introduction: Although the Aberrant Behavior Checklist (ABC) is one of the most widely used behavioral rating scales among people with developmental disabilities, very few studies have examined the factor structure of the non-English versions. Methods: The construct validity of the Norwegian ABC was examined in a clinical sample of children and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Check Lists, Behavior Problems, Psychometrics
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Kramer, Jessica M.; Schwartz, Ariel E.; Watkins, Destiny; Peace, Micah; Luterman, Sara; Barnhart, Ben; Bouma-Sims, Jacob; Riley, Jessica; Shouse, Janet; Maharaj, Ravita; Rosenberg, Cordelia Robinson; Harvey, Karyn; Huereña, Juliana; Schmid, Katy; Alexander, Jennifer Sladen – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Introduction: The Intellectual and Developmental Disability Mental Health (IDD-MH) Research Partnership was created to learn about the experiences and needs of young adults with IDD-MH while accessing and using mental health services. Our national partnership consists of six young adults, five professionals, researchers at Boston University, and…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Mental Disorders
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van den Bogaard, K. J. H. M.; Lugtenberg, M.; Nijs, S.; Embregts, P. J. C. M. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Introduction: As opposed to studies focusing on staffs' attributions of challenging behavior (CB), relatively few studies have looked at how people with intellectual disabilities (ID) attribute such behaviors themselves, and a systematic overview is currently lacking. The aim of this review was to synthesize the evidence from qualitative studies…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Behavior Problems, Self Concept, Interpersonal Relationship
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Daveney, John; Hassiotis, Angela; Katona, Cornelius; Matcham, Faith; Sen, Piyal – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Introduction: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may be under-recognized in people with intellectual disabilities (PWID) and reviews on appropriate screening tools and prevalence are lacking. This review aims to identify PTSD screening tools for PWID and estimate the prevalence of PTSD within this population. Method: Medline, PubMed, Embase,…
Descriptors: Incidence, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Intellectual Disability, Screening Tests
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Marquis, Willa A.; Baker, Bruce L. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Introduction: While transitioning to adulthood presents challenges for youth with developmental disabilities (DD), opportunities to develop adult social roles and communication skills may foster more optimal outcomes. One such opportunity is developing conflict resolution skills within parent-adolescent relationships. Methods: We examined how…
Descriptors: Mothers, Adolescents, Parent Child Relationship, Intellectual Disability
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Ilhan, Nesrin; Akhan, Latife Utas; Baygut, Serafettin; Dalli, Gül Nazar; Yildirim, Ceyhun – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Introduction: The study was conducted to determine the factors affecting the depression, family burden and depression status of families of children with Down syndrome. Methods: This cross-sectional research was conducted with the mothers of 71 children with Down syndrome attending six special education and rehabilitation centers in Istanbul,…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Child Rearing, Children, Down Syndrome
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González-Domenech, Pablo José; Díaz Atienza, Francisco; García Pablos, Carlos; Serrano Nieto, Sandra; Herreros Rodríguez, Óscar; Gutiérrez-Rojas, Luis; Martínez-Ortega, José María – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Introduction: Diet and dietary interventions have drawn considerable attention in the literature as etiopathogenic factors and therapeutic approaches to Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), respectively. The objective of this study was to determine the influence of a gluten-free, casein-free (GFCF) diet on the alterations of behavior in children and…
Descriptors: Dietetics, Behavior Problems, Children, Adolescents
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