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Chronicity of Challenging Behaviours in People with Severe Intellectual Disabilities and/or Autism: A Total Population Sample
The skills, social impairments and challenging behaviours of a total population of 166 children, with severe intellectual disabilities and/or autism, were assessed through interview with the mainExpand
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Capacity of adults with intellectual disabilities to consent to sexual relationships.
BACKGROUND For people with intellectual disabilities there is a difficult balance to be struck between empowering people to claim their sexual rights and protecting them from abuse. Hypothetically,Expand
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Analysis of motivation in people with mild learning disabilities (mental handicap) who set fires
Abstract Ten people with mild learning disabilities (mild mental handicap) who had all set rues and had been admitted to a hospital facility for people with challenging behaviours were interviewedExpand
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Self-injurious behaviour in people with mental handicap: a total population study.
A survey of self-injurious behaviour in people receiving services for mental handicap was carried out in one health region. Six hundred and sixteen adults and children were found to have engaged inExpand
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A Systematic Review of People with Autism Spectrum Disorder and the Criminal Justice System
  • C. King, G. Murphy
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of autism and developmental disorders
  • 28 February 2014
This paper provides a systemic review of the available literature on people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the criminal justice system (CJS). The review considers two main types of study:Expand
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The `not guilty verdict'
Asperger syndrome is a relatively new diagnostic classification. A number of factors make receiving a diagnosis of Asperger syndrome in adulthood a unique experience. This study used aExpand
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Cognitive-behavioural treatment for men with intellectual disabilities and sexually abusive behaviour: a pilot study.
BACKGROUND Cognitive-behaviour therapy (CBT) seems to be becoming the treatment of choice for non-disabled sex offenders. Nevertheless, there have been relatively few evaluations of such treatmentExpand
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Men with intellectual disabilities who have attended sex offender treatment groups: a follow-up.
  • K. Heaton, G. Murphy
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of applied research in intellectual…
  • 1 September 2013
BACKGROUND There have been a number of studies of treatment for men with intellectual disabilities and sexually abusive behaviour but few follow-up studies. Our aim was to follow up men withExpand
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What characteristics do service users with intellectual disability value in direct support staff within residential forensic services?
Abstract Background This study explores the perceptions of a group of adults with intellectual disability regarding direct support staff. Method Semi-structured interviews relating to experiences ofExpand
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Developing an understanding of the literature relating to the moral development of people with intellectual disabilities
Recent reviews of moral development theory (Gibbs, Basinger, Grime, & Snarey, 2007) demonstrate that revisionist theoretical perspectives have cross cultural validity, but moral development inExpand
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