The Tampa Scientific Conference on Intellectual Disability, Aging, and Health: Final Report

The Tampa Scientific Conference on Intellectual Disability, Aging, and Health: Final Report (2003). Davidson, P.W., Heller, T., Janicki, M, P., & Hyer, K.

This report identifies the gaps in knowledge about the health of older persons with intellectual and related developmental disabilities. It contains a research agenda for health and mental health outcomes based on the recommendations of the 75 researchers, health professionals, older adults with disabilities, and families who participated in this international conference.

Nursing clinics of North America: Intellectual and developmental disabilities

Nursing clinics of North America: Intellectual and developmental disabilities (2003). Volume 38, No. 2. Hahn, Joan Earle & Marks, Beth A.

This quarterly journal issue reviews new diagnostic and nursing management techniques for individuals with intellectual and related developmental disabilities. Articles address a variety of adult/later life concerns including health promotion, sexuality, the nurse’s role in caring for older people, nursing care resources, and support through assistive technologies.

ISSN: 0029-6465 
COST PER UNIT: $51.00
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Mental health, intellectual disabilities and the aging process

Mental health, intellectual disabilities and the aging process (2003). Davidson, P.W., Prasher, V.P., & Janicki, M, P.

Evidence suggests that mental health disorders may occur in up to half of all people with intellectual disability and that these disorders accelerate significantly with age. This book discusses the mental health and behavior needs of adults with intellectual disabilities. It is a major sourcebook on mental health conditions and treatment choices for this population.

ISBN: 1-405-101644 
COST PER UNIT: $44.95
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