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Entirely 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 Details

ISBN: 9780521608251
ISBN-10: 0521608252
Format: Paperback
(247mm x 174mm x 20mm)
Pages: 440
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 15-Feb-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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.