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

No. of pages:
224
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2004
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780443073533
Electronic ISBN:
9780702039737

About the authors

Helena Priest

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer, Clinical Education Centre, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Keele University, UK

Michael Gibbs

Affiliations and Expertise

Lecturer, Department of Nursing and Midwifery, Keele University, UK