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Psychological Therapies for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Psychological Therapies for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

John L. Taylor (Editor), William R. Lindsay (Editor), Richard P. Hastings (Editor), Chris Hatton (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-470-68345-3

Feb 2013, Wiley-Blackwell

302 pages

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$55.95

Description

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

About the Editors vii

List of Contributors ix

Foreword xiii

Preface xvii

1 Mental Health and Emotional Problems in People with Intellectual Disabilities 1
John L. Taylor and Martin Knapp

2 Social and Psychological Factors as Determinants of Emotional and Behavioral Diffi culties 15
Eric Emerson and Andrew J. Jahoda

3 The Assessment of Mental Health Problems in Adults with Intellectual Disabilities 31
Chris Hatton and John L. Taylor

4 Preparing People with Intellectual Disabilities for Psychological Treatment 55
Dave Dagnan, Andrew J. Jahoda and Amy Kilbane

5 Adapting Psychological Therapies for People with Intellectual Disabilities I: Assessment and Cognitive Defi cit Considerations 69
William R. Lindsay, Andrew J. Jahoda, Paul Willner and John L. Taylor

6 Adapting Psychological Therapies for People with Intellectual Disabilities II: Treatment Approaches and Modifi cations 85
William R. Lindsay, Andrew J. Jahoda and Paul Willner

7 Cognitive–Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety Disorders 101
William R. Lindsay, Paul Willner and Peter Sturmey

8 Cognitive–Behavioral Therapy for Mood Disorders 117
Anna J. Esbensen and Sigan L. Hartley

9 Anger Control Problems 133
John L. Taylor and Raymond W. Novaco

10 Cognitive–Behavioral Therapy for People with Intellectual Disabilities and Psychosis 157
Stephen C. Oathamshaw, Alastair L. Barrowcliff and Gillian Haddock

11 Cognitive–Behavioral Treatment for Inappropriate Sexual Behavior in Men with Intellectual Disabilities 173
William R. Lindsay

12 Developing Psychotherapeutic Interventions for People with Autism Spectrum Disorders 193
Dougal Julian Hare

13 Supporting Care Staff Using Mindfulness- and Acceptance-Based Approaches 207
Stephen J. Noone

14 Behavioral Approaches to Working with Mental Health Problems 223
Robert S.P. Jones and Alan Dowey

15 Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and People with Intellectual Disabilities 237
Nigel Beail and Tom Jackson

16 Mindfulness-Based Approaches 253
Nirbhay N. Singh, Giulio E. Lancioni, Alan S.W. Winton, Angela D.A. Singh, Ashvind N.A. Singh and Judy Singh

17 Psychological Therapies for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities: Future Directions for Research and Practice 267
Richard P. Hastings, Chris Hatton, William R. Lindsay and John L. Taylor

Index 277

""The practical, evidence-based focus of this book is its clear strength. It would be a great addition to any trainee therapist’s collection if they want to focus on working with adults with intellectual disabilities."" (International Journal of Positive Behavioural support, Sring 2016)