By James K. Luiselli
This e-book discusses the most recent evidence-based practices and the way they are often applied to handle illnesses in individuals with highbrow and developmental disabilities (IDD). It deals quite a few intervention and prevention techniques for treating usually encountered concerns in sufferers with IDD, akin to consuming and dozing problems, repetitive self-harming behaviors, and private hygiene difficulties. basic thoughts comprise encouraging healthy conduct, decreasing noncompliance and risk-taking behaviors, and direct intervention to advertise optimal functioning whereas decreasing pain, frustration, and antagonistic behaviors. furthermore, participants describe education and session types to allow readers to paintings extra successfully with practitioners, clinicians, and oldsters 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 serious and a number of disabilities.
- Substance use and health-related issues.
- Consultation with clinical and healthcare providers.
- Parent education and support.
Behavioral overall healthiness promoting and Intervention in highbrow and Developmental Disabilities is a worthy source for researchers, clinicians, and graduate scholars in medical psychology, behavioral therapy/rehabilitation, social paintings, public health and wellbeing, and different interrelated fields.
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1988). However, the list also includes compliance problems with less common but critical health care routines such as cleaning of central lines (McComas et al. 1998), blood tests (Slifer et al. 2011), EEG evaluations (DeMore et al. 2009), blood transfusions (Gorski and Westbrook 2002), and catheterization (Gorski et al. 2004). The fact that routine medical procedures might generate fear and anxiety should not be surprising. Many fears of medical procedures are developmentally appropriate. For example, typical young children exhibit fears of unusual or unfamiliar stimuli or loud or sudden noises.
2014) Reimers et al. D. Allen and S. Kupzyk To assist in behavior measurement, some studies used the Brief Behavioral Distress Scale (Tucker et al. 2001), a tool that has demonstrated good reliability and validity. , noninterfering distress behaviors, potentially interfering distress behaviors, interfering distress behaviors, and active coping response without verbal delay) for each step. A Total Distress Score and Active Coping Response Score are calculated, which allows for comparison across procedures that have varying numbers of steps.
Behavioral Health Promotion and Intervention in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities by James K. Luiselli