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Health Disparities and Intellectual Disabilities - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128022917, 9780128024843

Health Disparities and Intellectual Disabilities, Volume 48

1st Edition

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Serial Volume Editors: Christopher Hatton Eric Emerson
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128022917
eBook ISBN: 9780128024843
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 8th January 2015
Page Count: 284
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Health Disparities, Health Inequity and People with Intellectual Disabilities
Chris Hatton and Eric Emerson
2. Health Inequity and Children with Intellectual Disabilities
Eric Emerson and Nick Spencer
3. Identifying and Addressing Disparities in Mortality: U.S. And U.K. Perspectives
Emily Lauer, Pauline Heslop and Matthew Hoghton
4. Health Surveillance and People with Intellectual Disabilities
Chris Hatton, Alexandra Bonardi, Eric Emerson, Michael H. Fox, Gyles Glover, Gloria L. Krahn, Hélène Ouellette-Kuntz and Sue Turner
5. Adults with Cerebral Palsy: Physical and Mental Health Issues and Health Service Use Patterns
C. McMorris, J. Lake, Y. Lunsky, K. Dobranowski, D. Fehlings, M. Bayley, C. McGarry    and R. Balogh
6. A Review of Health Surveillance in Older Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Hélène Ouellette-Kuntz, Lynn Martin and Katherine McKenzie
7. Discrimination and the Health of People with Intellectual Disabilities
Gwynnyth Llewellyn, Cathy Vaughan and Eric Emerson


International Review of Research in Developmental Disabilities is an ongoing scholarly look at research into the causes, effects, classification systems, and syndromes of developmental disabilities. Contributors come from wide-ranging perspectives, including genetics, psychology, education, and other health and behavioral sciences.

Key Features

  • Provides the most recent scholarly research in the study of developmental disabilities
  • A vast range of perspectives is offered, and many topics are covered
  • An excellent resource for academic researchers


Academic researchers in developmental and cognitive psychology as well as in neuropsychology.


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Praise for the Series:
"Belongs on the shelf of every serious student and researcher."  --Journal of Biological Psychology

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About the Serial Volume Editors

Christopher Hatton

Affiliations and Expertise

Centre for Disability Research, Lancaster University, UK

Eric Emerson

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute for Health Research, Lancaster University, UK