The development of a new measure for the assessment of psychopathology in adults with intellectual disability.

@article{Mohr2005TheDO,
  title={The development of a new measure for the assessment of psychopathology in adults with intellectual disability.},
  author={Caroline Mohr and Bruce J. Tonge and Stewart L. Einfeld},
  journal={Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR},
  year={2005},
  volume={49 Pt 7},
  pages={469-80}
}
BACKGROUND People with intellectual disability (ID) and untreated psychiatric disorder lead unnecessarily difficult and unhappy lives. The prevalence of mental illness in children and adults with ID is greater than that found in the general population. A carer-completed checklist of psychopathology that could be used with both children and adults would help identify those individuals with ID most likely to have a mental health problem, help ensure that they receive the limited services that are… CONTINUE READING

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