Chapter 5. Depression in Aging Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

  1. Philip W. Davidson,
  2. Vee P. Prasher and
  3. Matthew P. Janicki
  1. Vee Prasher

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470776179.ch5

Mental Health, Intellectual Disabilities, and the Aging Process

Mental Health, Intellectual Disabilities, and the Aging Process

How to Cite

Davidson, P. W., Prasher, V. P. and Janicki, M. P. (2003) Depression in Aging Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities, in Mental Health, Intellectual Disabilities, and the Aging Process, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470776179.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 26 MAR 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405101646

Online ISBN: 9780470776179

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Keywords:

  • depression;
  • aging;
  • intellectual diabilities;
  • etiological factors;
  • prognosis

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Prevalence

  • Etiological factors

  • Clinical presentation

  • Assessment and diagnosis of depression

  • Treatment

  • Prognosis

  • Summary

  • References