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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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O'Donoghue, Elizabeth M.; Pogge, David L.; Harvey, Philip D. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Introduction: Features of intellectual disability (ID) and/or autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may hinder responsiveness to interventions typically used during psychiatric hospitalization to manage severely disruptive behavior, and could increase the likelihood of experiencing restraint and/or seclusion (R/S). This study investigated the occurrence…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Punishment
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Weise, Janelle; Cvejic, Rachael; Eagleson, Claire; Trollor, Julian N. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Introduction: People with intellectual disability (ID) experience barriers in accessing mental health care. Recommendations have been made to implement specialist intellectual disability mental health (IDMH) services in Australia. However, there is limited evidence to inform service development. Method: Family members and support persons of people…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Foreign Countries, Public Health, Synchronous Communication
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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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Kildahl, Arvid Nikolai; Helverschou, Sissel Berge; Bakken, Trine Lise; Oddli, Hanne Weie – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Introduction: Individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and intellectual disability (ID) seem to be at increased risk for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but knowledge is sparse regarding its identification in this population. Previous research indicates that certain symptoms of PTSD may be more easily recognized, and that identifying…
Descriptors: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Adults, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Lennard, Sarah; Sharpe, Richard; Goodey, Rebecca; Hudson, Sharon; Shankar, Rohit – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Introduction: People with learning disabilities in the United Kingdom are being incarcerated in hospital settings due to lack of suitable community care and support. Factors influencing discharge from institutional/hospital care to enable successful community living have not been explored systematically. Method: A systematic review using the…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Independent Living, Institutionalized Persons, Hospitals
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Fernandes, Natasha A.; Sawyer, Amanda; Zaheer, Juveria; Lunsky, Yona – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Introduction: This study presents demographic and clinical profiles of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities seen at a psychiatric emergency department (ED). Predictors of admission were also identified. Methods: A retrospective chart review conducted from Oct 2016 to Jan 2017. Results: A total of 73 patients representing 105…
Descriptors: Adults, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Predictor Variables
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Anderson, Merryn; Oak, Katy; Goodey, Rebecca; Dodd, Karen; Shankar, Rohit – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Introduction: Having a diagnosis of Down syndrome (DS) is associated with intellectual disability (ID), pervasive developmental disorders and Alzheimer's dementia (AD). The association between these conditions has not been well evaluated. This paper looks to examine the current evidence pertaining to the relationship between dementia in people…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Alzheimers Disease, Dementia
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Djordjevic, Mirjana; Glumbic, Nenad; Memisevic, Haris – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Introduction: The goal of this study was to examine socialization in adults with intellectual disability in relation to gender, level of intellectual disability, mental illness, and setting type. Methods: The sample consisted of 120 participants (60 males and 60 females), aged between 20 and 56 years, divided into two groups: 1. participants with…
Descriptors: Socialization, Adults, Intellectual Disability, Gender Differences
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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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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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