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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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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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Nevill, Rose E.; Rey, Catalina N.; Javed, Noor; Rooker, Griffin; Yoo, Hyojeong; Zarcone, Jennifer – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Introduction: Current measures of restrictive and repetitive behavior (RRB) in people with autism focus on severity and intensity and, to some degree, the global interference of the behavior. In this study we developed the Social Impact of Repetitive Behavior Scale (SIRBS) to capture several different contexts in which repetitive behavior is…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Competence, Behavior Rating Scales, Behavior Problems, Repetition
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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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Patel, Lina; Wolter-Warmerdam, Kristine; Hickey, Francis – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Introduction: Children and young adults with Down syndrome can demonstrate increased behavior problems compared to their typically developing peers through childhood and adolescence. This study aims to: (1) identify common patterns of behaviors in children and young adults with Down syndrome and (2) assess potential medical comorbidities that…
Descriptors: Down Syndrome, Comorbidity, Sleep, Anxiety
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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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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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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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Beasley, Joan B.; Kalb, Luther; Klein, Ann – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
Individuals with intellectual disability (ID) experience high rates of psychiatric disorders, and coinciding high rates of emergency service use. The current study seeks to explore strategies to improve outcomes by reporting a one-year prospective investigation among 41 individuals (Mean age = 32 years, SD = 12) with ID and mental health needs who…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Rural Areas, Mental Disorders, Comorbidity
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Patel, Lina; Wolter-Warmerdam, Kristine; Leifer, Noel; Hickey, Francis – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
Introduction: Children and young adults with Down syndrome can demonstrate increased behavior problems compared to their typically developing peers through childhood and adolescence. Though current tools measure behavior problems in persons with intellectual disabilities, they do not capture all the behavioral problems that can occur in…
Descriptors: Down Syndrome, Client Characteristics (Human Services), Behavior Patterns, Behavior Problems
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van den Bogaard, Kim J. H. M.; Nijman, Henk L. I.; Palmstierna, Tom; Embregts, Petri J. C. M. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
Introduction: People with intellectual disabilities and co-occurring psychopathology have a relatively high likelihood to engage in aggressive behavior. Nevertheless, structured clinical assessment of aggressive behavior, including when and where it occurs, is scarce in this population. Methods: On three wards specializing in the care for people…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Aggression, Mild Intellectual Disability, Psychopathology
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Gardiner, Emily; Iarocci, Grace; Moretti, Marlene – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2017
Adolescents with intellectual disability are at significant risk for developing concomitant mental health and behavior problems. Youth who experience "dual diagnosis" face great challenges, and require interventions that will promote their autonomy, self-determination, and adaptive functioning. In this article, we devote attention to…
Descriptors: Clinical Diagnosis, Attachment Behavior, Trauma, Adolescents
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Wainer, Allison; Drahota, Amy; Cohn, Elizabeth; Kerns, Connor; Lerner, Matthew; Marro, Bianca; Moskowitz, Lauren; Soorya, Latha – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2017
Introduction: There is a significant gap between research and practice for mental health services for youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Despite increased numbers of individuals with ASD treated in community settings, little is known about the array of practices used with this population and the extent to which providers are aware of and…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Mental Health, Health Services
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