Section I: Prevalence and Diagnosis.
Prevalence of Mental, Behavioural and Neurobehavioral Disorders among Older People with Intellectual Disabilities.
Psychopathology and Older Age.
General Etiological Issues.
Assessment of Behavioural and Psychiatric Disorders.
Depression in Adults and Aging Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities.
Cognitive Decline and Aging.
Behavioural and Psychiatric Overlays from Physical and Medical Conditions.
Emotional Health and Aging in Adults with Down Syndrome.
Section II Treatments and Interventions.
Psychotherapy and Other Psychological Interventions.
Aging-Related Behavioural Interventions.
Dynamics of Bereavement and Grief Reactions.
Section III Service System Issues.
Community Mental Health and Support Services: Planning Principles and Models.
Prevention Strategies and Community Education.
Future Directions and Challenges
- Coverage encompasses psycho-social and psychiatric conditions
- Provides multi-disciplinary perspectives
- Indicates treatments of choice
- Editors and contributors represent an international authorship base