Chapter 10. Some Studies Involving Individuals with Down Syndrome and their Relevance to a Quality of Life Model

  1. Monica Cuskelly1,
  2. Anne Jobling1 and
  3. Susan Buckley2
  1. Verity Bottroff,
  2. Roy Brown,
  3. Eddie Bullitis,
  4. Vicky Duffield,
  5. John Grantley,
  6. Margaret Kyrkou and
  7. Judy Thornley

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470777886.ch10

Down Syndrome Across the Life Span

Down Syndrome Across the Life Span

How to Cite

Bottroff, V., Brown, R., Bullitis, E., Duffield, V., Grantley, J., Kyrkou, M. and Thornley, J. (2001) Some Studies Involving Individuals with Down Syndrome and their Relevance to a Quality of Life Model, in Down Syndrome Across the Life Span (eds M. Cuskelly, A. Jobling and S. Buckley), Whurr Publishers Ltd, London, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470777886.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Queensland

  2. 2

    University of Portsmouth

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 DEC 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781861562302

Online ISBN: 9780470777886

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Keywords:

  • down syndrome;
  • life model;
  • medicine;
  • psychology;
  • research

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Study 1: Recognizing period pain: PMS in women with Down syndrome

  • Study 2: Developing friendships

  • Study 3: Challenges to employment: Perception and barriers as seen by people with Down syndrome and their parents

  • Study 4: Mental imaginary in Down syndrome—a new door to development?

  • Concluding remarks

  • References