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An open study of the effectiveness of a multi-component weight-loss intervention for adults with intellectual disabilities and obesity.
Adults with intellectual disabilities experience high rates of obesity. Despite this higher risk, there is little evidence on the effectiveness of weight-loss interventions for adults withExpand
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Carers' perspectives of a weight loss intervention for adults with intellectual disabilities and obesity: a qualitative study.
BACKGROUND To date, no studies have explored the role of carers in supporting adults with intellectual disabilities (ID) and obesity during a weight loss intervention. The present study exploredExpand
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Agreement of accelerometer and a physical activity questionnaire in adults with intellectual disabilities.
PURPOSE To assess the level of agreement between accelerometer and proxy-respondent questionnaire measurement of the physical activity levels of adults with intellectual disabilities. METHODS InExpand
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The balance of power in therapeutic interactions with individuals who have intellectual disabilities.
OBJECTIVES Establishing a collaborative relationship is a cornerstone of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). Increasingly CBT is being offered to people with intellectual disabilities who may haveExpand
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Cognitive behavioural therapy: from face to face interaction to a broader contextual understanding of change.
Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is increasingly used to address the emotional and interpersonal problems of people with ID. There is a limited but promising evidence base supporting thisExpand
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Coping with criticism and praise.
Through experiencing stigma and discrimination, people with intellectual disability may become more sensitive to criticism from others and be less likely to believe praise. This study compared howExpand
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Carer Knowledge and Perceptions of Healthy Lifestyles for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities.
Background  Carers can have a significant impact supporting people with intellectual disabilities to make healthy lifestyle choices. This study examines carers’ training needs on diet and physicalExpand
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Cognitive behavioural therapy from the perspective of clients with mild intellectual disabilities: a qualitative investigation of process issues.
BACKGROUND Clinicians working with clients who have mild intellectual disabilities (IDs) have shown growing enthusiasm for using a cognitive behavioural approach, amid increasing evidence of goodExpand
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Frequent aggression and attribution of hostile intent in people with mild to moderate intellectual disabilities: an empirical investigation.
We investigated whether aggressive individuals have an attributional bias of hostile intent compared to nonaggressive peers. We compared 43 frequently aggressive individuals who had mild to moderateExpand
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A feasibility study of behavioural activation for depressive symptoms in adults with intellectual disabilities.
BACKGROUND Important work has been carried out adapting cognitive behavioural therapy for people with intellectual disabilities. However, there is a lack of alternative psychological therapiesExpand
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