Chapter 10. Interaction between Mental and Physical Health

  1. Angela Hassiotis Senior Lecturer3,
  2. Diana Andrea Barron Clinical Research Fellow3 and
  3. Ian Hall Consultant Psychiatrist4
  1. Michael Kerr1 and
  2. Basil Cardoza2

Published Online: 16 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470682968.ch10

Intellectual Disability Psychiatry: A Practical Handbook

Intellectual Disability Psychiatry: A Practical Handbook

How to Cite

Kerr, M. and Cardoza, B. (2009) Interaction between Mental and Physical Health, 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.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 3

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

  2. 4

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Welsh Centre for Learning Disabilities, Cardiff CF14 3BG, UK

  2. 2

    ABM University NHS Trust, Learning Disability Directorate, Cardiff CF5 5WF, 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:

  • physical and mental health interface;
  • understanding interaction between physical and mental illness in people with intellectual disabilities;
  • biopsychosocial influences and behavioural characteristics;
  • physical disorder frequencies in people with intellectual disability;
  • Michael report recommendations - learning disabilities and people receiving appropriate treatment;
  • Welsh Health Check for adults with intellectual disability;
  • physical and mental health interaction;
  • deaf people and dependence on gestures and body language in communicating;
  • people with intellectual disabilities and dual sensory impairment sometimes;
  • obesity and potentially far reaching physical implications

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Biopsychosocial influences

  • Physical morbidity

  • Interaction between physical and mental health

  • Conclusions

  • References

  • Further reading