Mood disorders are some of the most common mental health problems. People with mental retardation, like everyone else, may experience mood disorders. If unrecognized, untreated, or treated ineffectively these disorders result in additional preventable disability and handicap. This book provides a current summary of the research literature, including diagnosis, epidemiology, assessment, and treatment
About the Editor:
Peter Sturmey, PhD, is an associate professor of psychology at Queens College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York. He has published several books on mental retardation and related disabilities, including Functional Analysis in Clinical Treatment, as well as more than 100 peer-reviewed papers.