Chapter 1. Introduction

  1. Angela Hassiotis Senior Lecturer1,
  2. Diana Andrea Barron Clinical Research Fellow1 and
  3. Ian Hall Consultant Psychiatrist2
  1. Angela Hassiotis Senior Lecturer1,
  2. Diana Andrea Barron Clinical Research Fellow1 and
  3. Ian Hall Consultant Psychiatrist2

Published Online: 16 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470682968.ch1

Intellectual Disability Psychiatry: A Practical Handbook

Intellectual Disability Psychiatry: A Practical Handbook

How to Cite

Hassiotis, A., Barron, D. A. and Hall, I. (2009) Introduction, in Intellectual Disability Psychiatry: A Practical Handbook (eds A. Hassiotis, D. A. Barron and I. Hall), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470682968.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    UCL Department of Mental Health Sciences, London W1W 7EJ, UK

  2. 2

    East London NHS Foundation Trust, London E1 4DG, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    UCL Department of Mental Health Sciences, London W1W 7EJ, UK

  2. 2

    East London NHS Foundation Trust, London E1 4DG, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 11 DEC 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470742518

Online ISBN: 9780470682968

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Keywords:

  • intellectual disability psychiatry;
  • clinical involvement and disability awareness - core of current undergraduate medical curriculum;
  • complex clinical case work and advances in epidemiological and health services research;
  • people with intellectual disabilities and mental disorder high rates;
  • supporting people with intellectual disabilities and overcoming mental health problems;
  • psychiatry of intellectual disability and good practice;
  • people with intellectual disabilities using specialist and mainstream services;
  • psychiatry for people with intellectual disabilities - established specialty in United Kingdom;
  • international perspective in community care;
  • working with people with intellectual disability - intellectually stimulating and professionally rewarding