Developmental Challenges and Societal Issues for Individuals With Intellectual Disabilities, 1st Edition

  • Rejani Thudalikunnil Gopalan
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  • ISBN-10: 1799812243
  • ISBN-13: 9781799812241
  • DDC: 362.3085
  • 416 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released November 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Intellectual disability is a generalized disorder appearing before adulthood characterized by significantly impaired cognitive functioning and deficits in two or more adaptive behaviors. With current limitations in curative treatment for intellectual disabilities, the rehabilitation and management of affected individuals remains a major factor in the management and treatment of symptoms and for the improvement of daily life. This comprehensive academic resource examines treatment and rehabilitation options for those who have intellectual disabilities and discusses educational, vocational, and psychosocial needs that can improve their quality of life. Featuring a range of topics such as comorbidities, epidemiology, and stigma, it is ideal for psychologists, psychiatrists, pediatricians, psychiatric nurses, clinicians, special ed teachers, social workers, hospital administrators, mental health specialists, managers, academicians, rehabilitation centers, researchers, and students.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Medical Diagnosis, Treatment, and Care (AMDTC) Book Series.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Intellectual Disability (ID): An Overview from History, Terminology, and Classification to Recent Trends.
2: Mental Health Challenges in Children With Intellectual Disabilities.
3: School Bullying Among Students With Intellectual Disabilities: Predictors, Outcomes, and Recommendations.
4: Struggles of a Child with ID and Their Family Members: The Child’s and Their Family’s Difficulties and Factors Affecting Their Well-Being.
5: Role of Stress and Age in Resilience Among Parents of the Children with Intellectual Disability.
6: Mental Health Issues, Wellbeing, and Related Issues Among Caregivers of Individuals With Intellectual Disability.
7: Living With Intellectual Disability: Quality of Life.
8: Assessment and Management of ID in Childhood.
9: An Overview on Issues Among Individuals With Intellectual Disability in India.
10: Awareness Towards Intervention for Individuals With Intellectual Disability.
11: Attitude of General Public, Family Members, and Health Professionals Towards People With Intellectual Disabilities (PWID).
12: Emotional Intelligence in Individuals With Intellectual disability.
13: Psychosocial Interventions for Individuals With Intellectual Disability.
14: Reflecting on Crime and Legal Issues in People With Intellectual Disabilities: Theory, Perspectives, and Future Approaches.
15: Sexuality, Sexual Abuse, Marriage, Partner Violence, and Parenting Skills Among Persons With Intellectual Disability.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.