Chapter 4. The Assessment of Mental Illness in Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

  1. James Hogg and
  2. Arturo Langa
  1. Edwin J. Mikkelsen,
  2. Lauren R. Charlot and
  3. Arturo Langa

Published Online: 4 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773697.ch4

Assessing Adults with Intellectual Disabilities: A Service Providers' Guide

Assessing Adults with Intellectual Disabilities: A Service Providers' Guide

How to Cite

Mikkelsen, E. J., Charlot, L. R. and Langa, A. (2005) The Assessment of Mental Illness in Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities, in Assessing Adults with Intellectual Disabilities: A Service Providers' Guide (eds J. Hogg and A. Langa), The British Psychological Society and Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470773697.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405102209

Online ISBN: 9780470773697

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Keywords:

  • cognitive impairments;
  • behavioural disorders;
  • intellectual disabilities;
  • mental illness;
  • problematic behaviour

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • General Diagnostic Considerations

  • Systematic Identification of Mental Health Problems

  • Advances in the Diagnosis of Mental Illness in Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

  • Evolution of the Diagnosis over Time

  • Conclusion

  • References