Chapter 7. The Assessment of Dementia in People with Intellectual Disabilities: Context, Strategy and Methods

  1. James Hogg and
  2. Arturo Langa
  1. Chris Oliver and
  2. Sunny Kalsy

Published Online: 4 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773697.ch7

Assessing Adults with Intellectual Disabilities: A Service Providers' Guide

Assessing Adults with Intellectual Disabilities: A Service Providers' Guide

How to Cite

Oliver, C. and Kalsy, S. (2005) The Assessment of Dementia in People with Intellectual Disabilities: Context, Strategy and Methods, 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.ch7

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:

  • dementia;
  • intellectual disabilities;
  • social changes;
  • clinical judgement;
  • dementia assessment

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Problems of Diagnosis and the Need for Formal Assessment

  • Problems Associated with Formal Assessments

  • Retrospective and Prospective Assessment Strategies

  • Assessment Methods

  • Conclusion

  • References