Utility of Reiss Screen in Identifying Psychiatric Problems in Persons with Mental Retardation

  title={Utility of Reiss Screen in Identifying Psychiatric Problems in Persons with Mental Retardation},
  author={M Thomas Kishore and S. Haque Nizamie and Alka Nizamie},
  booktitle={Indian journal of psychological medicine},
BACKGROUND Almost all psychiatric disorders found in general population can also be found in mental retardation (MR). Identification of the psychiatric problems in MR is a difficult process, primarily due to inherent communication and cognitive deficits wherein comes the role of psychological scales. There are few scales of which Reiss screen for maladaptive behaviors (RSMB) is popularly used in the West. Nevertheless, the utility of RSMB is less known in India. AIM In this context, the… CONTINUE READING

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