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- ISBN: 9780470742518 | 0470742518
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 12/14/2009
This practical handbook provides psychiatry trainees and other mental health professionals with useful guidance on dealing with services users who have Intellectual Disability [ID] and mental disorders. It outlines the principles of management of these services users, and also provides accessible scientific information relating to mental disorders in people with ID. Topics include the classification of mental disorders in ID, evaluation of the patient with ID and mental disorders, psychological and psychopharmacological interventions, physical illness and ID, and the practical, legal, and social aspects of managing service users with Intellectual Disability.