Chapter 2. Learning Disability and Mental Health

  1. Raghu Raghavan and
  2. Pradip Patel

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774717.ch2

Learning Disabilities and Mental Health: A Nursing Perspective

Learning Disabilities and Mental Health: A Nursing Perspective

How to Cite

Raghavan, R. and Patel, P. (2005) Learning Disability and Mental Health, in Learning Disabilities and Mental Health: A Nursing Perspective, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774717.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 2 SEP 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405106153

Online ISBN: 9780470774717

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Keywords:

  • learning disabilities;
  • learning disability services;
  • mental health needs;
  • cultural diversity;
  • medical policy

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Key themes

  • What is learning disability?

  • Policies and services

  • Mental health and mental illness

  • Children and young people

  • Ethnicity, mental health disorders and learning disability

  • Mental health of people with learning disabilities

  • References