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Ailey, Sarah H.; Miller, Arlene Michaels; Fogg, Louis – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2014
Individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) increasingly live with other individuals with ID in small community homes staffed by paraprofessionals where aggressive/challenging (problem) behaviors occur more frequently then among individuals with ID living with their families. Evidence suggests that individuals with ID are more susceptible to…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Mental Retardation, Residential Institutions, Behavior Problems
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Buckles, Jason; Luckasson, Ruth; Keefe, Elizabeth – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2013
Research regarding the prevalence of psychiatric conditions co-occurring with intellectual disability in adults was reviewed. Particular attention was paid to the qualities of sampling and diagnostic methodology, which have been identified as needs in two recent reviews. Sixteen articles published in peer-reviewed journals between 2003 and 2009…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Evaluation Methods, Criteria, Incidence
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Chaplin, Eddie; Chester, Rebecca; Tsakanikos, Elias; McCarthy, Jane; Craig, Tom; Bouras, Nick – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2013
This study investigated the main psychometric properties of the Self Assessment and Intervention (SAINT), a unique and recently developed Guided Self-Help tool for people with intellectual disabilities (ID). Fifty-four adults with ID identified with symptoms of anxiety and/or depression completed the study. They were between 18 and 77 years old…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Self Evaluation (Individuals), Anxiety, Depression (Psychology)
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Charlot, Lauren; Beasley, Joan B. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2013
In the United States, research directed specifically at improving our understanding of the psychiatric assessment and treatment of individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) has grown, yet lags far behind efforts for typically developing children and adults. In the United States, a lack of a national approach to the mental health problems of…
Descriptors: Health Needs, Mental Health, Mental Retardation, Psychiatry
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McMorris, Carly A.; Weiss, Jonathan A.; Cappelletti, Gabriella; Lunsky, Yona – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2013
Carers of individuals with an intellectual disability are often responsible for managing their children's psychiatric crises when they arise. The purpose of this study was to examine the experiences of families using crisis and short-term transitional supports from the perspectives of families and of crisis and transitional support staff. Three…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Family Needs, Focus Groups, Individual Characteristics
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Miccio-Fonseca, L. C.; Rasmussen, Lucinda A. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2013
The study explored the predictive validity of "Multiplex Empirically Guided Inventory of Ecological Aggregates for Assessing Sexually Abusive Children and Adolescents (Ages 4 to 19)" ("MEGA"[eighth note]; Miccio-Fonseca, 2006b), a comprehensive developmentally sensitive risk assessment outcome tool. "MEGA"[eighth note] assesses risk for coarse…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Children, Adolescents, At Risk Persons
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Silk, Larry; Watt, Jackie; Pilon, Nancy; Draper, Chad – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2013
This article describes a psychotropic PRN Evaluative Tool developed by interprofessional clinicians to address inconsistent reporting and assessment of the effectiveness of PRN medications used for people who are developmentally disabled. Fifty-nine participants (37 males, 22 females), ages 16 to 60 years, were included in the review, all…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Mental Retardation, Drug Therapy, Evaluation Methods
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Hamelin, Jeffery; Travis, Robert; Sturmey, Peter – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2013
We conducted a systematic literature review of anger management in people with intellectual disabilities (ID). We identified 2 studies that used randomized controlled trials and 6 that used pretest-posttest nonequivalent control group designs. The mean between-group effect size was 1.52 for randomized controlled trials and 0.89 for the other…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Developmental Disabilities, Control Groups, Mental Retardation
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Horovitz, Max; Matson, Johnny L.; Hattier, Megan A.; Tureck, Kimberly; Bamburg, Jay W. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2013
Rates of challenging behaviors were assessed in 175 adults with intellectual disability (ID) or ID and a comorbid autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The relationship between ASD diagnosis, race, and challenging behaviors was assessed using the "Autism Spectrum Disorders-Behavior Problems for Adults (ASD-BPA)." Those with ASD and ID were…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Autism, Interaction, Mental Retardation
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Lunsky, Yona; Lake, Johanna K.; Balogh, Robert; Weiss, Jonathan; Morris, Susan – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2013
This article summarizes Canadian research in "dual diagnosis" spanning the past 20 years and places this research within a historical and policy context. Canadian researchers have made important contributions with regard to understanding inpatient and outpatient mental health services, families, autism, specific disorders and behaviors,…
Descriptors: Health Services, Mental Health, Foreign Countries, Developmental Disabilities
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Torr, Jennifer – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2013
This general review situates Australian research within a framework that quantifies and describes mental health needs of the population with intellectual disabilities across the life span, surveys service provision, and develops the evidence base to inform clinicians regarding assessment and management of psychopathology and psychiatric disorder…
Descriptors: Psychopathology, Health Needs, Mental Health, Professional Education
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Christensen, Lisa; Baker, Bruce L.; Blacher, Jan – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2013
The study examines the epidemiology of oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) for children with intellectual disabilities (ID; n = 49), children with borderline intellectual functioning (BIF; n = 20), and typically developing children (TD; n = 115). The Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children was administered to mothers at child ages 5, 6, 7, 8,…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Epidemiology, Behavior Disorders, Comorbidity
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Hemmings, Colin; Deb, Shoumitro; Chaplin, Eddie; Hardy, Steve; Mukherjee, Rittick – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2013
This review of research into mental disorders in people with intellectual disabilities (ID) focuses on research in this field that has originated from the United Kingdom in the last 2 decades. It considers research developments into the epidemiology of mental disorders and problem behaviors, psychopharmacology, psychosocial interventions, and…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Foreign Countries, Epidemiology, Mental Retardation
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Colvin, Alex D.; Larke, Patricia J. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2013
This study investigated the factors that influence family members' decisions to seek placement for relatives with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (ID/DD) into state-supported living centers in Texas. The sample included 51 family caregivers between the ages of 26 and 95. Using descriptive statistics, correlation, and inferential…
Descriptors: Developmental Disabilities, Caregivers, Residential Programs, Family Influence
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Brown, Julie F.; Brown, Milton Z.; Dibiasio, Paige – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2013
Approximately one third of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities have emotion dysregulation and challenging behaviors (CBs). Although research has not yet confirmed that existing treatments adequately reduce CBs in this population, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) holds promise, as it has been shown to effectively reduce CBs in…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Behavior Problems, Therapy, Behavior Modification
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