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Mental Health and Intellectual Disability: Policy and Practice, R Raghavan (Ed.)
(Pavilion Publishing Limited, 2012)
Ethical issues on psychotropic medication for people with learning disabilities,
There is an over use of psyhotropic medication with people with learning disabilities. Many of these individuals do not have the capacity to understand and retain the relevant information about the use and effectiveness ...
Prevalence of anxiety in children and young people with autism and learning disabilities
Children and young people with co-morbid intellectual disabilities (ID) and autism are more prone to experience mental health problems compared to people with ID but without autism. Children and young people with ID and ...
Commentary on A qualitative exploration of the life experiences of adults diagnosed with mild learning disabilities from minority ethnic communities
This paper seeks to provide a commentary on the previous paper in this issue ‘‘A qualitative exploration of the life experiences of adults diagnosed with mild learning disabilities from minority ethnic communities’’. The ...
Improving access to services for people from minority ethnic communities
This article explores ethnicity, cultural diversity and learning disability, focusing on the key issues and barriers for access and use of services. It highlights the need for all staff to develop cultural competence to ...
Mental Health Services for Black and Minority Ethnic Groups in Leicester Leicestershire and Rutland
(Mary Seacole Research Centre, De Montfort University, 2014-04)
It is well documented that people from Black and minority ethnic communities experience severe inequalities in our mental health services. Leicester is one of England’s most culturally diverse cities with approximately 50% ...