Clinical Topics in Disorders of Intellectual Development by Marc Woodbury-Smith

Clinical Topics in Disorders of Intellectual Development

byMarc Woodbury-Smith

Kobo ebook | November 1, 2015

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This comprehensive and up-to-date work addresses the care and treatment of adults and children who have disorders of intellectual development, also known as intellectual or learning disabilities. It focuses specifically on the interface between intellectual disabilities and genetics, ageing, epilepsy and forensic psychiatry. Four chapters are devoted to the diagnosis, assessment and treatment of autism spectrum disorders. Other topics include: comorbid mental health problems; behavioural problems; psychopharmacology; service provision. The book combines a selection of fully updated articles from the journal BJPsych Advances with a substantial number of newly commissioned chapters. Written by eminent clinicians and experts in their field, this work will be of value to psychiatrists and other mental health and multidisciplinary healthcare professionals and trainees working with children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

Title:Clinical Topics in Disorders of Intellectual DevelopmentFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 1, 2015Publisher:Royal College of PsychiatristsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1909726400

ISBN - 13:9781909726406