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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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McCarthy, James B.; Bahi, Frances; Welson, Reed J.; Liberta, Taylor; Lipner, Lauren; Eff, Henry; Band, Jared; Barbot, Baptiste – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Background: There is no study to date that has examined the association between history of abuse and adaptive functioning deficits in youth with co-occurring and psychotic disorders or mood disorders. Method: This study used a retrospective chart review of 98 youth under the age of 18 (Mean age = 16.06 years) with co-occurring intellectual…
Descriptors: Correlation, Psychosis, Intellectual Disability, Comorbidity
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Uzun Cicek, Ayla; Sari, Seda Aybuke; Mercan Isik, Cansu – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Introduction: Intellectual disability (ID) is characterized by limitations in cognitive and adaptive functioning. The aim of this study is to examine sociodemographic characteristics, perinatal and childhood risk factors, and prevalence of psychiatric and biomedical comorbidities in children with ID. Methods: 260 patients with ID were included in…
Descriptors: Risk, Incidence, Case Studies, Comorbidity
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Ng, Rowena; Heinrich, Kimberley; Hodges, Elise – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Introduction: The primary aim of this retrospective study was to assess differential associations between sleep disturbances with externalizing/internalizing problems, ADHD profiles (inattention, hyperactivity/impulsivity), and social impairment among children with ADHD, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and comorbid diagnoses (ASD+ADHD). Methods:…
Descriptors: Sleep, Correlation, Comorbidity, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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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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Parent, Veronique; Birtwell, Kirstin B.; Lambright, Nathan; DuBard, Melanie – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2016
This article presents an individual intervention combining cognitive-behavioral and behavior-analytic approaches to target severe emotion dysregulation in verbal youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) concurrent with intellectual disability (ID). The article focuses on two specific individuals who received the treatment within a therapeutic…
Descriptors: Cognitive Restructuring, Behavior Modification, Emotional Disturbances, Autism
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Pandolfi, Vincent; Magyar, Caroline I.; Norris, Megan – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2014
Youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often present with emotional problems such as anxiety and depression (American Psychiatric Association, 2013). A recent study of the "Child Behavior Checklist 6-18" (CBCL; Achenbach & Rescorla, 2001) indicated good sensitivity but relatively low specificity for identifying emotional problems…
Descriptors: Children, Adolescents, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Russo-Ponsaran, Nicole M.; Berry-Kravis, Elizabeth; McKown, Clark A.; Lipton, Meryl – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2014
Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is a well-described inherited cause of intellectual disability and the most common known genetic cause of autism. Social deficits in girls with FXS are not well understood. To better understand barriers to social functioning that may contribute to mental health outcomes, we administered a theoretically based social…
Descriptors: Females, Genetic Disorders, Cognitive Processes, Social Development
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Dimitropoulos, Anastasia; Ho, Alan Y.; Klaiman, Cheryl; Koenig, Kathy; Schultz, Robert T. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2009
In order to investigate unique and shared characteristics and to determine factors predictive of group classification, quantitative comparisons of behavioral and emotional problems were assessed using the Developmental Behavior Checklist (DBC-P) and the Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales in autistic disorder, Williams syndrome (WS), and…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Emotional Problems, Behavior Problems, Mental Retardation