Mental Health Care for People with Learning Disabilities

1st Edition

Authors:

  • Helena Priest
  • Michael Gibbs
  • Table of Contents

    Preface. Acknowledements. Foreword (by Ruth Northway, Professor of Learning Disabilites, University of Glamorgan). 1. The mental health needs of people with learning disabilities: background and context. 2. Explaining the problem. 3. Assessing the mental health needs of people with learning disabilities. 4. Common mental health problems experienced by people with learning disabilities. 5. Specific problems and problem behaviors. 6. Assessment tools. 7. Therapeutic interventions. 8. Mental health promotion. 9. Policy issues and service provision (co-written with Peter bates). 10. The family and carers' perspective. Postscript. Appendix 1. Communication aids. Appendix 2. Assessment and planning resources. Appendix 3. Organisations

    Details

    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2004
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702039737
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702060427