This exciting handbook draws on the experience of a wide range of authors to present a rich and informative exploration of the nature, manifestation and presentation of anxiety and depression in individuals with intellectual disabilities, and discusses the challenges and obstacles facing those who work with them.
Alongside user perspectives and information for supporting families, it also discusses a range of approaches to working with this population, including case formulations, psychopharmacological interventions, cognitive therapy, psychodynamic approaches and solution focused therapy.
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Practitioners, including IAPT Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners and High Intensity Therapists, carers, academics and students, or anyone affected by intellectual disabilities, anxiety and depression.
Publisher: Pavilion Professional
Publication: 22 May 2012
Content: Chapter 1: Intellectual disabilities and mental health
Chapter 2: Anxiety disorders in people with intellectual disabilities
Chapter 3: Depressive disorders in people with intellectual disabilities
Chapter 4: User views and experiences
Chapter 5: Case formulation
Chapter 6: Psychopharmacological approaches
Chapter 7: Cognitive therapy
Chapter 8: Solution focused brief therapy
Chapter 9: Psychodynamic perspective
Chapter 10: Supporting families
Chapter 11: Case management and the care programme approach
Chapter 12: Intensive support teams.