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By Johnny L. Matson, Michael L. Matson

This complete edited quantity synthesizes the present nation of analysis and perform in mental, scientific, and motor issues as they have an effect on people with highbrow disabilities (ID). It examines how those problems exist throughout this inhabitants, occasionally confound analysis, and infrequently impact members’ caliber of existence. moreover, this ebook explores which remedies are powerful for sufferers and issues to destiny challenges.

Comorbid stipulations featured include:

  • Challenging behaviors.
  • ADHD, autism, and different stipulations current in the course of early childhood.
  • Anxiety, melancholy, and schizophrenia.
  • Balance and gait problems.
  • Cerebral palsy.
  • Medical stipulations universal to individuals with identity, similar to epilepsy, weight problems, and protracted pain.

Comorbid stipulations in people with highbrow Disabilities is an important source for researchers, clinicians/professionals, and graduate scholars in scientific baby, institution, and developmental psychology, baby and adolescent psychiatry, and social paintings in addition to rehabilitation medicine/therapy, behavioral treatment, pediatrics, and academic psychology.

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2003) found both expressive and receptive communication deficits to be significantly associated with SIB, while only receptive communication deficits were significantly associated with aggressive behaviors. In addition to the presence of an ASD, more severe symptoms of ASD have also been found to be associated with higher rates of CB in those with ID (Matson et al. 2009; Matson and Rivet 2008b); Matson et al. 2009). Similar to the findings of Lundqvist (2013), Matson and Rivet (2008b) found this relationship to be stronger in regards to SIB and stereotyped behaviors than to aggressive behaviors, at least in those with severe to profound ID.

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