An anxious time? Exploring the nature of worries experienced by young people with a mild to moderate intellectual disability as they make the transition to adulthood.

@article{Forte2011AnAT,
  title={An anxious time? Exploring the nature of worries experienced by young people with a mild to moderate intellectual disability as they make the transition to adulthood.},
  author={Marisa F. Forte and Andrew Jahoda and Dave Dagnan},
  journal={The British journal of clinical psychology},
  year={2011},
  volume={50 4},
  pages={
          398-411
        }
}
OBJECTIVES. Transition to adulthood can be a challenging time for all young people. However, this period of change is likely to be more difficult for those with mild intellectual disabilities (IDs) because they are often more socially marginalized, remain more dependent upon their family, and have fewer options for future careers than their typically developing peers. Therefore, this study examines the content and salience of worries experienced by young people with mild ID during transition to… CONTINUE READING
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