This guide outlines a range of symptoms of mental health problems that can affect people with intellectual disabilities. It explains why mental health problems develop, and what can be done to help people with intellectual disabilities and carers themselves. There are chapters on specific disabilities such as autism and epilepsy.
Acknowledgements -- Finding Your Way Around this Guide -- What is this Guide for? -- Mary Jane Spiller -- General Information Regarding Mental Health Problems -- Geraldine Holt, Steve Hardy and Anastasia Gratsa -- Mental Health Problems -- Geraldine Holt, Anastasia Gratsa, Steve Hardy -- Services for People with Intellectual Disabilities and Mental Health Problems -- Steve Hardy and Anastasia Gratsa -- Therapeutic Interventions -- Anastasia Gratsa, Geraldine Holt and Steve Hardy -- Challenging Behaviour -- Teresa Joyce, Mary Jane Spiller and Anastasia Gratsa -- Law, Policy and Ethical Issues -- Anastasia Gratsa -- Autism -- Mary Jane Spiller and Anastasia Gratsa -- Epilepsy -- Mary Jane Spiller, Anastasia Gratsa and Geraldine Holt -- Carers' Needs and Support -- Anastasia Gratsa -- Mental Health Act -- Further Reading: Resources -- Glossary -- Mary Jane Spiller.
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 23rd June 2004
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Edition Number: 1