3. The Assessment of Mental Health Problems in Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

  1. John L. Taylor1,
  2. William R. Lindsay2,3,4,
  3. Richard P. Hastings4 and
  4. Chris Hatton5
  1. Chris Hatton5 and
  2. John L. Taylor1

Published Online: 2 DEC 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118329252.ch3

Psychological Therapies for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Psychological Therapies for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

How to Cite

Hatton, C. and Taylor, J. L. (2013) The Assessment of Mental Health Problems in Adults with Intellectual Disabilities, in Psychological Therapies for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities (eds J. L. Taylor, W. R. Lindsay, R. P. Hastings and C. Hatton), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118329252.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Northumbria University and Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust, UK

  2. 2

    Castlebeck, Bangor University, UK

  3. 3

    University of Abertay, Dundee, UK

  4. 4

    Bangor University, UK

  5. 5

    Lancaster University, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Northumbria University and Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust, UK

  2. 5

    Lancaster University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 DEC 2012
  2. Published Print: 9 JAN 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470683460

Online ISBN: 9781118329252

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Keywords:

  • mental health assessment;
  • intellectual disabilities;
  • psychological intervention;
  • guiding clinical decisions;
  • standard psychiatric diagnostics;
  • valid mental health screening;
  • self-report measures;
  • mental health tools

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Fundamental Issues in the Identification and Assessment of Mental Health Problems in Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

  • Mental Health Assessment Tools for Use with Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

  • Conclusions

  • References