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.
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.