Psychiatric and Behavioural Disorders in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
2nd Revised edition
Psychiatric and Behavioural Disorders in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities by Nick Bouras
Book DescriptionEntirely revised and updated, this edition of a very well-received and successful book provides the essentials for all those involved in the fields of intellectual, developmental and learning disabilities and mental retardation, drawing both on clinical experience and the latest research findings. An international, multidisciplinary team of experts cover the available literature in full and bring together the most relevant and useful information on mental health and behavioural problems of people with intellectual, developmental and learning disabilities and mental retardation. In addition, this book highlights the principles behind clinical practice for assessment, management and services. It offers hands-on, practical advice for psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, therapists, social workers, managers and service providers.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521608251
(247mm x 174mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 15-Feb-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Nick Bouras
Psychiatric and Behavioral Disorders in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Paperback (March 2016)
Reviews the latest evidence on the psychiatric disorders and behavioral problems of those with coexisting intellectual and developmental disorders.
Intellectual Disability and Ill Health, Paperback (January 2010)
A comprehensive and systematic review of physical and mental health co-morbidities in people with intellectual disability.
Guide to Mental Health for Families and Carers of People with Intellectual Disabilities, Paperback (June 2004)» View all books by Nick Bouras
This guide outlines a range of symptoms of mental health problems that can affect people with intellectual disabilities. It explains why mental health problems develop, and what can be done to help people with intellectual disabilities and carers themselves. There are chapters on specific disabilities such as autism and epilepsy.
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Author Biography - Nick Bouras
Nick Bouras is the Director of the Estia Training, Research and Development Centre in London. He is Professor of Psychiatry in the Division of Psychological Medicine and Health Service Research Department at the Institute of Psychiatry and Chairman of the Mental Health Studies Programme. He is also Consultant Psychiatrist at SLAM NHS Trust and Director of the Estia Training, Research and Development Centre at Guy's. He has been a member of several national and international organisations including Chairman, World Psychiatric Association, Section of the Psychiatry of Mental Retardation. He has published extensively in community psychiatry and mental health aspects for people with intellectual disabilities and he has edited 5 books. Geraldine Holt is Honorary Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, Consultant Psychiatrist at South London and the Maudsley NHS Trust.
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