Adele Furrie

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There has been growing concern as to the mental health status of persons with learning disabilities (PWLD). This study examined rates of mental health problems among PWLD aged 15 to 44 years using a large, nationally representative data set. PWLD were more than twice as likely to report high levels of distress, depression, anxiety disorders, suicidal(More)
The need for a national database on persons with disabilities was articulated in early 1980 when members of the Canadian government conducted a nationwide consultation to establish the issues facing persons with disabilities in Canada. This paper will describe the development of this database and show how the International Classification of Impairments,(More)
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