By Colin Hemmings,Nick Bouras

absolutely revised, this new version stories the main updated and clinically appropriate details at the psychological overall healthiness and behavioral difficulties of individuals with highbrow, developmental and studying disabilities, additionally formerly often called psychological retardation. delivering the most recent facts base from the literature and embracing scientific event, it covers the basic proof and ideas when it comes to coexisting scientific and psychiatric problems, with new and up to date chapters on psychological well-being and epilepsy, schizophrenia spectrum issues, character problems, and psychological illnesses in individuals with autism and comparable problems. The disorder-based chapters are complemented by way of chapters on carer and family members views, attainable destiny advancements and contributions highlighting the foundations of evaluate, administration and prone from international and old views. this can be crucial hands-on useful recommendation for psychiatrists, psychologists and all different psychological future health execs together with nurses, therapists, social staff, managers, provider prone and commissioners.

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