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Gilmore, Linda; Campbell, Marilyn; Shochet, Ian – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2022
Self-report is seen as important in assessments of psychopathology but individuals with intellectual disability may have difficulty with standard questionnaires. This paper reports on the administration and subsequent modifications to several established self-report measures of mental health. Methods: The participants were 57 children with…
Descriptors: Preadolescents, Intellectual Disability, Measurement Techniques, Mental Health
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Holingue, Calliope; Wise, Elizabeth; Caoili, Andrea; Klein, Ann; Kalb, Luther G.; Beasley, Joan – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2022
Introduction: Screening for dementia among individuals with ID is important to identify individuals in need of care and support. The objective of this pilot study was to identify obstacles associated with screening and assessment of dementia among older adults with ID in a crisis-prone population. Method: The Early Detection Screen for Dementia…
Descriptors: Screening Tests, Dementia, Intellectual Disability, Adults
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Walton, Catherine; Medhurst, David; Madhavan, Giri; Shankar, Rohit – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2022
Background: People with mild intellectual disability (ID) experience a higher prevalence of mental health (MH) problems in comparison to the general population, yet there is little consensus on the most appropriate type and nature of services for support and treatment for this specific group of individuals. Objective: The objective of this scoping…
Descriptors: Mild Intellectual Disability, Mental Health, Access to Health Care, Mental Disorders
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Straccia, Claudio; Gerber, Fabienne; Darbellay, Barbara; Collet-Wagner, Isabelle; Lonchampt, Sophie; Kosel, Markus – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2022
Introduction: The aim of this study was to adapt the Health of the Nation Outcome Scales for people with Learning Disabilities into French (F-HoNOS-LD) and to examine its validity and reliability. Method: Sixty-six adults with intellectual disabilities (ID) admitted to a psychiatric hospital took part in the study. Clinicians used the F-HoNOS-LD…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Psychometrics, French, Learning Disabilities
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Redquest, Brianne; McKenzie, Lachina; Lake, Johanna; Fung, Kenneth; Lunsky, Yona – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2022
Introduction: Caregivers of autistic children and caregivers of children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) experience considerable stress. However, what is unique or similar across these groups remains understudied. This study explored how female caregivers of children with FASD who registered to participate in a caregiver focused mental…
Descriptors: Demography, Autism, Caregivers, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
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Gregson, Nicola; Randle-Phillips, Cathy; Delaney, Claire – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2022
Introduction: People with learning disabilities (PWLD) have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, with reports of significant impacts on psychological wellbeing. Services that support PWLD in the UK have had to make significant adaptations, however there is limited research into the perceptions and impact of these changes.…
Descriptors: Psychological Services, Learning Disabilities, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Mayes, Susan D.; Baweja, Raman; Waschbusch, Daniel A.; Calhoun, Susan L. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2022
Introduction: Findings regarding the relationship between IQ and comorbidity in autism and ADHD are inconsistent. Methods: Mothers rated 1,436 children with autism and 1,056 with ADHD without autism (IQs 9-149, ages 2-17) on the Pediatric Behavior Scale. Results: Children with IQs < 70 (vs. [greater than or equal to] 70) had less oppositional…
Descriptors: Correlation, Intelligence Quotient, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Comorbidity
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Peña-Salazar, Carlos; Arrufat, Francesc; Santos López, Josep-Manel; Fontanet, Abel; Roura-Poch, Pere; Gil-Girbau, Montserrat; Carbonell-Ducastella, Cristina; Serrano-Blanco, Antoni – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2022
Background: The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence of unknown comorbid mental disorders in individuals with mild/moderate intellectual disability (ID) with/without autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and to compare the severity of challenging behavior with respect to the comorbidity of ASD and comorbid psychiatric disorders. Methods:…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Comorbidity
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Müller, Katrin; Helmes, Almut; Kleischmann, Annika; Bengel, Jürgen – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2022
Introduction: Adults with intellectual disabilities (ID) face a high risk of developing psychiatric disorders, yet there is a lack of valid instruments measuring psychopathology in this population. Two existing instruments are the PAS-ADD Checklist questionnaire and the Mini PAS-ADD interview, two third-party assessments that can be used for the…
Descriptors: Adults, Intellectual Disability, Mental Disorders, Comorbidity
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Ee, Jonathan; Stenfert Kroese, Biza; Rose, John – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2022
Introduction: This research investigated the views of different stakeholders regarding the specialist mental health service for people with intellectual disabilities (ID) in Singapore. Method Interviews were conducted with mental health professionals, family carers and service users with ID. Framework analysis was adopted to identify common…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Health Care, Health Services, Intellectual Disability
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Baker, Bruce L.; Blacher, Jan – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Background: Teenage youth with co-morbid intellectual disability (ID) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) could be at higher risk for behavioral and social difficulties than youth with ID only. Methods: Youth aged 13 years were diagnosed with ID (n = 37), ID/ASD (n = 26), or typical development (TD, n = 98). Mothers and teachers completed measures…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Interpersonal Competence, Intellectual Disability, Comorbidity
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Esteves, Jeffrey; Perry, Adrienne; Spiegel, Rebecca; Weiss, Jonathan A. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Introduction: Challenging behaviors are common in individuals with developmental disabilities and pose significant challenges to their well-being and that of their families and communities. Method: We explored the occurrence and predictors of self-injurious behavior and aggressive/destructive behavior in 372 Canadian youths (aged 4-20 years) with…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Incidence, Behavior Problems, Aggression
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Paulauskaite, Laura; Farris, Ola; Spencer, Helen M.; EPICC-ID group; Hassiotis, Angela – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Background: Families of children with developmental delays (DD) prior to the COVID-19 pandemic experienced inequalities in accessing health and social care services. Measures put in place to combat the spread of the coronavirus have potentially exacerbated existing inequalities and have led to additional pressures for these families. Methods: We…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developmental Delays, Preschool Children, Severe Disabilities
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Stobbe, Kelly J.; Scheffers, Mia; van Busschbach, Jooske T.; Didden, Robert – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Introduction: Compared to their non-disabled peers, individuals with mild intellectual disability (MID) are at higher risk of becoming a victim of sexual abuse and more vulnerable to its disruptive effects. This review provides an overview of content and effectiveness of prevention and intervention programs targeting sexual abuse in individuals…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Prevention, Mild Intellectual Disability, Victims of Crime
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Chan, Neilson; Sanner, Catherine M.; McGregor, Hadley A.; Preston, Amanda E.; Neece, Cameron L. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Introduction: Children with developmental delays (DD) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are at a high risk for emotional and behavioral concerns. Research examining co-occurring anxiety in those with ASD during early childhood is scarce. The current study examined rates, symptom manifestation, and parenting risk correlates of anxiety among young…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Developmental Delays, Anxiety, Comorbidity
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