Manifestations of depression in people with intellectual disability.

  title={Manifestations of depression in people with intellectual disability.},
  author={Greg Marston and David William Perry and Ashwin Roy},
  journal={Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR},
  volume={41 ( Pt 6)},
The symptoms of 36 people with varying degrees of intellectual disability (ID) who had had an ICD-10 depressive syndrome in the preceding year were compared with 46 non-depressed people with comparable degrees of ID. Throughout the spectrum of ID, symptoms of depressed affect and sleep disturbance were significantly different between the groups. While symptoms in people with mild ID were reflected in the standard diagnostic criteria, this was not the case in people with moderate and severe ID… CONTINUE READING

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