Intellectual Disability Psychiatry: A Practical Handbook

Intellectual Disability Psychiatry: A Practical Handbook

by Angela Hassiotis, Diana Andrea Barron, Ian Hall
     
 

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Intellectual Disability Psychiatry is a comprehensive and accessible guide to the management of mental health problems in people with intellectual disabilities.  A clear and user-friendly handbook, it will help busy healthcare professionals develop their understanding of the mental health problems of service users with intellectual

Overview

Intellectual Disability Psychiatry is a comprehensive and accessible guide to the management of mental health problems in people with intellectual disabilities.  A clear and user-friendly handbook, it will help busy healthcare professionals develop their understanding of the mental health problems of service users with intellectual disabilities.  Most importantly, it will help them make an accurate diagnostic assessment and develop and implement an holistic, person-centred, evidence-based management plan.

Topics covered include the classification of mental disorders in intellectual disability, the clinical assessment of specific disorders, psychological, psychopharmacological and social interventions, and the practical, legal, and social aspects of supporting service users with intellectual disability who have mental health problems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118709856
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/13/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Dr Angela Hassiotis is senior lecturer at the Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free&University College Medical School, London. She is also an elected member of the Faculty of Learning Disability Psychiatry Executive, Royal College of Psychiatrists, UK, and co-chair of the Special Interest Research Group Challenging Behaviour/Mental Health, International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities (IASSID)

Dr Diana Andrea Barron is clinical research fellow at UCL,Department of Mental Health Sciences.

Dr Ian Hall is honorary senior lecturer, UCL Dept of Mental Health Sciences, and also works for the Community Learning Disability Service of the East London NHS Foundation Trust.

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