Comorbid Conditions in Individuals with Intellectual by Johnny L. Matson, Michael L. Matson

By Johnny L. Matson, Michael L. Matson

This complete edited quantity synthesizes the present nation of study and perform in mental, clinical, and motor issues as they have an effect on people with highbrow disabilities (ID). It examines how those issues exist throughout this inhabitants, occasionally confound analysis, and infrequently impact participants’ caliber of existence. furthermore, this publication explores which remedies are powerful for sufferers and issues to destiny challenges.

Comorbid stipulations featured include:

  • Challenging behaviors.
  • ADHD, autism, and different stipulations current in the course of early childhood.
  • Anxiety, melancholy, and schizophrenia.
  • Balance and gait problems.
  • Cerebral palsy.
  • Medical stipulations universal to people with identification, equivalent to epilepsy, weight problems, and protracted pain.

Comorbid stipulations in people with highbrow Disabilities is an important source for researchers, clinicians/professionals, and graduate scholars in scientific baby, university, and developmental psychology, baby and adolescent psychiatry, and social paintings in addition to rehabilitation medicine/therapy, behavioral treatment, pediatrics, and academic psychology.

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Of note, much of the literature on treatment of CB is not specific to the ID population; rather, most studies describe treatment in individuals with ID and/or an ASD. Thus, some caution is needed in interpreting these studies solely for the ID population. The current section will review behavioral and pharmacological treatments of CB, the various techniques involved, and the research behind them. 2 Challenging Behaviors 39 Behavioral Treatments Most behavioral treatments of CB in individuals with ID are based on principles of operant conditioning and employ reinforcement-based procedures (Cooper et al.

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