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Psychiatric and Behavioural Disorders in Developmental Disabilities and Mental Retardation, Second Edition
Bouras, Nick and Geraldine Holt (Eds)
Cambridge University Press / softcover, out of pr / 2007-03-01 / 0521608252
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Entirely revised and updated, this new 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.

Completely revised and updated, this is the state of art for meeting the mental health needs of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities [...] Gives the evidence base for practice on assessment and diagnosis, psychopathology, behavioural phenotypes, treatment methods and policy and service systems ¿ Written by an international, multidisciplinary team of experts

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Part I. Assessment and Diagnosis: 1. Diagnosis of mental disorders in people with intellectual disabilities Peter Sturmey; 2. Mental health assessment and monitoring tools for people with intellectual disabilities Caroline Mohr and Helen Costello; 3. Interdisciplinary multi-modal assessment for mental health problems in people with intellectual disabilities Jean O'Hara; 4. The relationship between challenging behaviour and psychiatric disorders in people with severe intellectual disabilities Collin Hemmings; 5. The interface between medical and psychiatric disorders in people with intellectual disabilities Nick Lennox; Part II. Psychopathology and Special Topics: 6. The psychopathology of children with intellectual disabilities Bruce Tonge; 7. Depression, anxiety and adjustment disorders in people with intellectual disabilities Chrissoula Stavrakaki and Yona Lunsky; 8. Schizophrenia spectrum disorders in people with intellectual disabilities David Clarke; 9. Personality disorder W. Lindsay; 10. Dementia and mental ill health in older people with intellectual disabilities Sally-Anna Cooper and Anthony J. Holland; 11. People with intellectual disabilities who are at risk of offending Glynis Murphy and Jonathan Mason; 12. Behavioural phenotypes: growing understandings of psychiatric disorders in individuals with intellectual disabilities Robert Hodapp and Elizabeth Dykens; 13. Mental health problems in people with autism and related disorders Celine Saulnier and Fred Volkmar; 14. Self-injurious behaviour John Hillery and Philip Dodd; 15. Mental health and epilepsy among adults with intellectual disabilities Sumitro Deb;16. Neuroimaging and intellectual disabilities Max Pickard and Dene Robertson; Part III. Treatment and Therapeutic Interventions: 17. Treatment methods for destructive and aggressive behaviour in people with severe developmental and intellectual disabilities R. Matthew Reese, Jessica Hellings and Stephen Schroeder; 18. Behavioural approaches to treatment: principles and practices Betsy Benson, Susan Havercamp; 19. The psychopharmacology in intellectual disabilities Bryan King; 20. Psychosocial interventions for people with intellectual disabilities Dave Dagnan; 21. Psychodynamic approaches to people with intellectual disabilities: individuals, groups/systems, and families Georgina Parkes and Sheila Hollins; Part IV. Policy and Service Systems: 22. Mental health and intellectual disabilities: the development of services Stuart Cumella; 23. Clinical services for people with intellectual disabilities and psychiatric or severe behaviour disorders Philip Davidson and Jean O'Hara; 24. Staff supporting people with intellectual disabilities and mental health problems Chris Hatton and Fiona Lobban; 25. Professional training for those working with people with intellectual disabilities and mental health problems Helen Costello and Geraldine Holt, Nancy Caine, Elspeth Bradley, Jennifer Torr, Robert Davis, Niki Edwards and Nicholas Lennox.


From reviews of the first edition: 'A set of excellent contributors, drawn from around the world, provide generally excellent reviews and updates for this volume [...] this is an excellent and current overview that will be of interest to practitioners and investigators alike.' Fred Volkmar, The American Journal of Psychiatry

'The multidisciplinary approach is central to work in this field. This book confirms that it is enjoyable and exciting. [...] Each of the 26 chapters is a gem [...] I strongly recommend this as a book that should be browsed through by anyone involved in this work.' T.P. Berney, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines

'In conclusion, the Bouras volume presents an excellent resource for students and professionals on the topic. The chapters are well-written, and have the distinctive advantage of dealing with the complex issues of dual diagnosis from diverse perspectives.' Marc J. Tassé, American Journal of Mental Retardation

'We recommend this book to clinical professionals, postgraduate students, service managers and researchers involved in meeting the mental health needs of people with learning disabilities. -- The book should be a necessary purchase -- Josu Asiain and Shaun Gravestock, Psychological Medicine


Peter Sturmey, Caroline Mohr, Helen Costello, Jean O'Hara, Collin Hemmings, Nick Lennox, Bruce Tonge, Chrissoula Stavrakaki, Yona Lunsky, David Clarke, W. Lindsay, Sally-Anna Cooper, Anthony J. Holland, Glynis Murphy, Jonathan Mason, Robert Hodapp, Elizabeth Dykens, Celine Saulnier, Fred Volkmar, John Hillery, Philip Dodd, Sumitro Deb, Max Pickard, Dene Robertson, R. Matthew Reese, Jessica Hellings, Stephen Schroeder, Betsy Benson, Susan Havercamp, Bryan King, Dave Dagnan, Georgina Parkes, Sheila Hollins, Stuart Cumella, Philip Davidson, Jean O'Hara, Chris Hatton, Fiona Lobban, Helen Costello, Geraldine Holt, Nancy Caine, Elspeth Bradley, Jennifer Torr, Robert Davis, Niki Edwards, Nicholas Lennox

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