Psychological Therapies for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities
February 2013, Wiley-Blackwell
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Psychological Therapies for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities brings together contributions from leading proponents of psychological therapies for people with intellectual disabilities, which offer key information on the nature and prevalence of psychological and mental health problems, the delivery of treatment approaches, and the effectiveness of treatment.
Offers a detailed guide to available therapies for adults with intellectual disabilities
Includes case illustrations to demonstrate therapies in action
Provides up-to-date coverage of current research in the field
Puts forward a consideration of the wider contexts for psychological therapy including the relationship with social deprivation, general health, and the cost effectiveness of treatment
Places individual interventions in the context of the person’s immediate social network including families and carers
Includes contributions from leading proponents from around the world