Behaviour/mental health problems in young adults with intellectual disability: the impact on families.

@article{McIntyre2002BehaviourmentalHP,
  title={Behaviour/mental health problems in young adults with intellectual disability: the impact on families.},
  author={Laura Lee McIntyre and Jan Blacher and Bruce L. Baker},
  journal={Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR},
  year={2002},
  volume={46 Pt 3},
  pages={239-49}
}
BACKGROUND The present authors studied the impact of dual diagnosis [i.e. intellectual disability (ID) and mental disorder] in young adults on their mothers' perceived levels of stress and decisions about placement. METHODS The mothers of 103 young adults with severe ID were interviewed using a 2-3-h in-depth protocol of measures designed to assess their child's adaptive functioning, maladaptive behaviour, mental health problems and negative impact on the family, as well as their own thoughts… CONTINUE READING

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