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Weise, Janelle; Mohan, Adith; Walsh, Jessica; Trollor, Julian N. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Introduction: People with intellectual disability (ID) face barriers to accessing mental healthcare. Individuals who have had significant experience in intellectual disability mental health (IDMH) can provide insights into strategies to overcome these barriers. Methods: This historical investigation applied an interpretive descriptive approach…
Descriptors: Mental Health Programs, Mental Health Workers, Expertise, Intellectual Disability
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Hinde, Kylie; Mason, Jonathan; Kannis-Dymand, Lee; Millear, Prudence; Sultana, Razia – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Introduction: Intellectual disability (ID) and co-morbid mental health problems are more common in developing countries such as Bangladesh. However, little is known about how Bangladeshi health practitioners diagnose mental health disorders in people with an ID. Studies in developed countries have explored the impact of the diagnostic…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Mental Disorders, Comorbidity, Clinical Diagnosis
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Christensen, Lisa L.; Baker, Bruce L. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Background: Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) appears more prevalent among children with intellectual disabilities (ID) as compared to children with typical development. However, it remains unclear what drives this difference. Methods: Data from 70 youth with typical development (TD) and 20 youth with ID were drawn from (The Collaborative Family…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Intellectual Disability, Comorbidity, Incidence
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Charlot, Lauren R.; Weigle, Karen L.; Holingue, Calliope B. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Introduction: Individuals with Down syndrome (DS) and IDD have lower psychiatric disorders rates than other individuals with IDD, and more information is needed about possible unique mental health needs of this group. Method: De-identified intake data for individuals with IDD, 101 with DS (mean age 27) and 4,366 without DS (mean age 25) served in…
Descriptors: Down Syndrome, Intellectual Disability, Mental Health, Physical Health
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Whitehead, R.; Hopkins, L.; Hughes, E.; Kehoe, M.; Pedwell, G. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Introduction: Despite the high prevalence of mental health issues for young people with intellectual disability (ID), young people with ID can struggle to receive the mental health support they need. The aim of this study was to examine a new community-based, clinical mental health service for young people (12-25 years) with co-occurring ID and…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Mental Health, Mental Disorders, Access to Health Care
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Temple, Valerie; Cook, Jocelynn L.; Unsworth, Kathy; Roberts, Nicole – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Introduction: There is significant symptom overlap between fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), which results from prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE), and autism spectrum disorder (ASD). There is also limited research regarding the comorbidity of these disorders. Method: Thirty-nine individuals with ASD and PAE (ASD+PAE) aged 3 to 30 years were…
Descriptors: Prenatal Influences, Drinking, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Autism
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Kurowska, Anna; Kózka, Maria; Majda, Anna – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Introduction: Constructive coping strategies play an important role during childcare processes. We examined the determinants of coping strategies used by parents raising children with intellectual disabilities or other developmental disorders and by parents with typically developing children. Methods: The cross-sectional study was carried out in…
Descriptors: Coping, Anxiety, Parents, 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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Howkins, Joshua; Wilcock, Mike; Shankar, Rohit – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Background: Lithium is well described in managing certain mental illnesses including in people with intellectual disabilities (ID). It requires regular monitoring particularly of serum levels and relevant biochemistry. However, existing monitoring protocols do not provide ID-specific guidance leading to increased risk of poor-quality care. This…
Descriptors: Drug Therapy, Intellectual Disability, Standards, Foreign Countries
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Lake, Johanna K.; Jachyra, Patrick; Volpe, Tiziana; Lunsky, Yona; Magnacca, Carly; Marcinkiewicz, Amanda; Hamdani, Yani – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Introduction: COVID-19 has adversely impacted the health and wellbeing of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). While there is emerging research examining how to support the mental health of this population during the pandemic, the perspectives and experiences of people with IDD have been largely absent. Methods: Nine…
Descriptors: Well Being, Mental Health, Adults, Developmental Disabilities
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McWhirter, Anna Cecilia; McIntyre, Laura Lee – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Introduction: Parenting children with intellectual and developmental disabilities can be stressful; however, families with religious beliefs may have positive ways of viewing their family. This study explored the associations between religious and spiritual involvement (RSI), family characteristics, parent mental health, and child adaptive and…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Stress Variables, Religious Factors, Family Income
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