Comorbid conditions in individuals with intellectual disabilities
Contributor(s): Matson, Michael L [editor] | Adams, Hilary L | Horovitz, Max | Neece, Cameron L | Christensen, Lisa L | Berkovits, Lauren D | Mayo, Danessa | Helps, Sarah | Kozlowski, Alison M | Taylor, Tessa | Gonzalez, Melissa L | Girolami, Peter A | Breau, Lynn M | Hattier, Megan A | Toby, Lauryn M | Williams, Lindsey W.Series: Autism and child psychopathology series: Cham : Springer, 2015Description: xi, 444 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9783319154367 (alk. paper).Subject(s): INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY | DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES | COMORBID CONDITIONS | CHALLENGING BEHAVIOUR | AUTISM | ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER | PSYCHOPATHOLOGY | EATING DISORDERS | SLEEPING PROBLEMS | EPILEPSY | DEMENTIA | OBESITY | PAIN | CEREBRAL PALSY
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Includes bibliographic references and index.
Part I: Overview -- Chapter 1. Scope and Prevalence of the Problem.- Part II: Psychological Disorders -- Chapter 2. Challenging Behaviors (CB) -- Chapter 3. Psychopathology: ADHD, Autism, and Other Conditions Present in Early Childhood -- Chapter 4. Psychopathology: Anxiety, Depression and Schizophrenia -- Chapter 5. Feeding Disorders -- Chapter 6. Sleep Disorders.- Part III: Medical Disorders -- Chapter 7. Epilepsy -- Chapter 8. Dementia -- Chapter 9. Obesity -- Chapter 10. Pain.- Part IV: Motor Movement Problems -- Chapter 11. Balance and Gait -- Chapter 12. Overview of Cerebral Palsy (CP) -- Chapter 13. The Relationship of Cerebral Palsy Comorbid Conditions with Participation and Quality of Life -- Chapter 14. Current Status and Future Directions.
This comprehensive edited volume synthesizes the current state of research and practice in psychological, medical, and motor disorders as they affect individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID). It examines how these disorders exist across this population, sometimes confound diagnosis, and often affect individuals? quality of life. In addition, this book explores which treatments are effective for patients and points to future challenges. Comorbid conditions featured include: Challenging behaviors. ADHD, autism, and other conditions present during early childhood. Anxiety, depression, and schizophrenia. Balance and gait problems. Cerebral palsy. Medical conditions common to persons with ID, such as epilepsy, obesity, and chronic pain. Comorbid Conditions in Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities is an essential resource for researchers, clinicians/professionals, and graduate students in clinical child, school, and developmental psychology, child and adolescent psychiatry, and social work as well as rehabilitation medicine/therapy, behavioral therapy, pediatrics, and educational psychology.