Prevalence of, and factors associated with, problem behaviors in adults with intellectual disabilities.

@article{Jones2008PrevalenceOA,
  title={Prevalence of, and factors associated with, problem behaviors in adults with intellectual disabilities.},
  author={Sheena Jones and S O Cooper and E. Thomas Smiley and Linda J. Allan and Andrew Williamson and Jillian Morrison},
  journal={The Journal of nervous and mental disease},
  year={2008},
  volume={196 9},
  pages={678-86}
}
This study aimed to determine the prevalence of problem behaviors in adults with intellectual disabilities and to investigate which factors are independently associated with problem behaviors. A population-based cohort (n = 1023) had comprehensive individual assessments. Data were examined using multivariate logistic regression. The prevalence of problem behaviors was 22.5% (psychiatrists' opinion) or 18.7% (DC-LD criteria). Factors independently associated with problem behaviors were lower… CONTINUE READING

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