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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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Mevissen, Liesbeth; Didden, Robert; de Jongh, Ad; Korzilius, Hubert – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Introduction: Persons with mild intellectual disability or borderline intellectual functioning (MID-BIF, IQ 50-85) are at high risk for the development of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). A diagnostic instrument to establish a valid and reliable DSM-5 PTSD diagnosis in adults with MID-BIF was lacking. Aim of the current study was to determine…
Descriptors: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, At Risk Persons, Mild Intellectual Disability, Clinical Diagnosis
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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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Kildahl, Arvid Nikolai; Bakken, Trine Lise; Iversen, Trine Elisabeth; Helverschou, Sissel Berge – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Introduction: autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and intellectual disability (ID) seem to influence the risk of and vulnerability to exposure to trauma and adverse events. While assessment of a psychiatric disorder in ASD and ID generally is challenging, identification of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) seems particularly so, and knowledge does…
Descriptors: Identification, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Autism
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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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Appleton, Helen; Roberts, Jacqueline; Simpson, Kate – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Introduction: Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder display a pattern of social communication deficits and restricted and repetitive behaviors that leave them particularly vulnerable to developing anxiety. The presence of a co-occurring Intellectual Disability further complicates the situation, compromising traditional diagnostic techniques…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Intellectual Disability
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Scott, Haleigh M.; Havercamp, Susan M. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
Mental illness, and its assessment and treatment, is a concern for caregivers and professionals working with people with intellectual disability (ID), as well as a cause of distress and disability for people with ID. Research in this area is hindered by difficulties associated with recognizing symptoms of mental illness and tracking their changes.…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Mental Health, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Intellectual Disability
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Mayes, Susan Dickerson; Kokotovich, Cari; Mathiowetz, Christine; Baweja, Raman; Calhoun, Susan L.; Waxmonsky, James – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2017
Disruptive mood dysregulation disorder (DMDD) is a controversial "DSM-5" diagnosis. It is not known how DMDD symptoms vary by age and if differences are similar for autism, ADHD, and general population samples. Our study analyzed the two DMDD symptoms (irritable-angry mood and temper outbursts) in 1,827 children with autism or ADHD (with…
Descriptors: Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Behavior Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Preschool Children
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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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Chaplin, Eddie; Craig, Tom; McCarthy, Jane; Bouras, Nick – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2017
Introduction: This article introduces the SAINT (Self-Assessment and INTervention), a guided self-help intervention for the treatment of mild depression in people with intellectual disabilities. Method: The study used a single-case experimental design and adopted quality frameworks specific to the approach to describe the participants and to…
Descriptors: Self Help Programs, Intervention, Intellectual Disability, Depression (Psychology)
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Fisher, Marisa H.; Lough, Emma; Griffin, Megan M.; Lane, Laurel A. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2017
Background: Individuals with intellectual disability experience high rates of bullying, but it is not known how people with specific syndromes, such as Williams syndrome (WS), experience and respond to bullying. Given their behavioral profile, including hypersociability and heightened anxiety, and their risk for experiencing other forms of…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Genetic Disorders, Bullying, At Risk Persons
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Ellison, Kimberly S.; Bundy, Myra Beth; Wygant, Dustin B.; Gore, Jonathan S. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2016
The new DSM-5 dimensional framework of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) features severity ratings of social communication (SC) and restrictive/repetitive behaviors (RRB) and little research has been conducted since its inception. There has been a recent increase in the administration and adoption of broadband behavior-rating scales by clinicians,…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Rating Scales, Child Behavior
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Lambros, Katina; Kraemer, Bonnie; Wager, James Derek; Culver, Shirley; Angulo, Aidee; Saragosa, Marie – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2016
This article describes and investigates initial findings from the Esperanza Mental Health Services (EMHS) Program, which is an intensive outpatient program that provides individual and group mental health services for students with "dual diagnosis" or developmental disabilities and co-occurring mental health problems. Previous research…
Descriptors: Comorbidity, Mental Disorders, School Health Services, Developmental Disabilities
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Jirikowic, Tracy; Chen, Maida; Nash, Jennifer; Gendler, Beth; Olson, Heather Carmichael – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2016
Introduction: This article examines regulatory behaviors and physiological stress reactivity among 6-15 month-old infants with moderate to heavy prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE), a group at very high risk for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders and self-regulation impairments, compared to low risk infants with no/low exposure. Participants: Eighteen…
Descriptors: Infants, At Risk Persons, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Infant Behavior
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