Download e-book for iPad: Behavioral Health Promotion and Intervention in Intellectual by James K. Luiselli

By James K. Luiselli

This e-book discusses the newest evidence-based practices and the way they are often applied to deal with illnesses in individuals with highbrow and developmental disabilities (IDD). It bargains quite a few intervention and prevention techniques for treating generally encountered matters in sufferers with IDD, reminiscent of consuming and snoozing problems, repetitive self-harming behaviors, and private hygiene difficulties. fundamental thoughts comprise encouraging healthy conduct, lowering noncompliance and risk-taking behaviors, and direct intervention to advertise optimal functioning whereas lowering pain, frustration, and opposed behaviors. moreover, members describe education and session types to allow readers to paintings extra successfully with practitioners, clinicians, and fogeys in addition to with the sufferers themselves.

Topics featured during this booklet contain:

  • Compliance with clinical routines.
  • Increasing and conserving workout and different actual activities.
  • Assistive applied sciences in critical and a number of disabilities.
  • Substance use and health-related issues.
  • Consultation with scientific and healthcare providers.
  • Parent education and support.

Behavioral healthiness merchandising and Intervention in highbrow and Developmental Disabilities is a useful source for researchers, clinicians, and graduate scholars in medical psychology, behavioral therapy/rehabilitation, social paintings, public future health, and different interrelated fields.

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McKerchar, T. , et al. (2004). Effects of risperidone on destructive behavior of persons with developmental disabilities: III. Functional analysis. American Journal on Mental Retardation, 109, 310–321. Zarcone, J. , & Valdovinos, M. G. (2008). Measurement of problem behaviour during medication evaluations. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 52, 1015–1028. Chapter 2 Compliance with Medical Routines Keith D. Allen and Sara Kupzyk Compliance with medical routines is an important part of basic health care for everyone, but especially individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).

The vast majority of the studies on medical/dental noncompliance have implemented treatment packages that include a variety of components, so the independent effects of the individual components or the summative effects of multiple components are not well known. These issues are important for the advancement of both science and practice. For example, evaluating the power of respondent extinction and counterconditioning alone are important for a science like applied behavior analysis that tends to emphasize the operant aspects of behavior change.

Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 29, 79–87. , & Poling, A. (2009). Conspicuous by their absence: Studies comparing and combining risperidone and applied behavior analysis to reduce challenging behavior in children with autism. Research in Austism Spectrum Disorders, 3, 905–912. Young, A. , & Hawkins, J. (2002). Psychotropic medication prescriptions: An analysis of the reasons people with mental retardation are prescribed psychotropic medication. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, 14, 129–142.

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