Psychiatric and Behavioural Disorders in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

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Nick Bouras, Geraldine Holt
Cambridge University Press, Feb 15, 2007 - Medical
Entirely revised and updated, this edition of a very well-received and successful book provides the essentials for all those involved in the fields of intellectual, developmental and learning disabilities and mental retardation, drawing both on clinical experience and the latest research findings. An international, multidisciplinary team of experts cover the available literature in full and bring together the most relevant and useful information on mental health and behavioural problems of people with intellectual, developmental and learning disabilities and mental retardation. In addition, this book highlights the principles behind clinical practice for assessment, management and services. It offers hands-on, practical advice for psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, therapists, social workers, managers and service providers.
 

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Contents

Diagnosis of mental disorders in people
3
Face validity
7
Mental health assessment and monitoring
24
Interdisciplinary multimodal assessment
42
CLOSURE
46
Is there an underlying psychiatric physical or developmental disorder?
53
The relationships between challenging
62
The interface between medical and
76
Denkowski GC Denkowski KM Mabli J 1983 A 50state
194
growing
202
Mental health problems in people with
215
Selfinjurious behaviour
225
Mental health and epilepsy among adults
238
Neuroimaging and intellectual disabilities
252
Treatment methods for destructive and
269
Psychopharmacology in intellectual
310

The psychopathology of children with
93
Depression anxiety and adjustment
113
Schizophrenia spectrum disorders in people
131
Personality disorder
143
Dementia and mental illhealth in older
154
People with intellectual disabilities who are
173
Psychosocial interventions for people with
330
r
336
Psychodynamic approaches to people with
339
Clinical services for people with intellectual
364
Staff supporting people with intellectual
388
Professional training for those working with
400

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About the author (2007)

Nick Bouras is the Director of the Estia Training, Research and Development Centre in London. He is Professor of Psychiatry in the Division of Psychological Medicine and Health Service Research Department at the Institute of Psychiatry and Chairman of the Mental Health Studies Programme. He is also Consultant Psychiatrist at SLAM NHS Trust and Director of the Estia Training, Research and Development Centre at Guy's. He has been a member of several national and international organisations including Chairman, World Psychiatric Association, Section of the Psychiatry of Mental Retardation. He has published extensively in community psychiatry and mental health aspects for people with intellectual disabilities and he has edited 5 books.

Geraldine Holt is Honorary Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, Consultant Psychiatrist at South London and the Maudsley NHS Trust.

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