Handbook of Psychopathology in Intellectual Disability: Research, Practice, and Policy

Handbook of Psychopathology in Intellectual Disability: Research, Practice, and Policy

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493952090
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 08/23/2016
Series: Autism and Child Psychopathology Series
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 405
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Elias Tsakanikos, Ph.D., has a background in academic psychology and one main stream of his current research focuses on co-morbid psychopathology in adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual Disabilities. He is a Reader in Psychology, a Chartered Psychologist, an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS), an Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, a member of the British Society for the Study of Individual Differences (BSPID), the International Society for the Study of Individual Differences (ISSID) and a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH). He is member of various Εditorial boards including Research in Developmental Disabilities, Advances in Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities, Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, Journal of Experimental Psychiatry and Behavior Therapy, and Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

Jane McCarthy, M.D., has worked for many years as a psychiatrist in services for children and adults with intellectual disability with a very strong emphasis on evidence-based practice. She is Chair of Challenging Behaviour & Mental Health Special Interest Research Group of International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, member of Executive Committee of Section of Psychiatry of Intellectual Disability of World Psychiatric Association, a Fellow of Royal College of Psychiatrists and Vice Chair of Intellectual Disability Faculty of Royal College of Psychiatrists, UK. Dr McCarthy is also the secretary to European Association in Mental Health in Intellectual Disability and until recently co-editor of the Advances in Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities. Her main areas of research are mental health needs of people with intellectual disability and autism spectrum disorders. She is a Clinical Director at St Andrew's Healthcare and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London.

Table of Contents

Section 1. General Issues & Assessment of Psychopathology.- Chapter1. Introduction.- Chapter 2. Epidemiology.- Chapter 3. Principles of Clinical Assessment.- Chapter 4. Assessment Instruments.- Chapter 5. Classification and Diagnostic Systems.- Section 2. Aetiological Approaches.- Chapter 6. Neuroimaging.- Chapter 7. Epilepsy.- Chapter 8. Behavioural Phenotypes/Genetic Syndromes.- Chapter 9. Psychological and Social Factors.- Section 3. Co-morbid Psychopathology.- Chapter 10. Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders.- Chapter 11. Mood & Anxiety Disorders.- Chapter 12. Personality Disorders.- Chapter 13. Dementia.- Chapter14. Substance Misuse.- Section 4. Common Clinical Conditions.- Chapter 15. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).- Chapter 16. Autism Spectrum Disorders.- Chapter 17. Behaviour Problems & Psychopathology.- Chapter 18. Forensic & Offending Behaviours.- Section 5. Interventions and Services.- Chapter 19. Psychopharmacology.- Chapter 20. Psychological Treatments.- Chapter 21. Community Mental Health Services.- Chapter 22. Impatient Mental Health Services.- Section 6. Future Directions.- Chapter 23. Psychopathology in Intellectual Disability: Future Directions in Research and Evidence-Based Practice.

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