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Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities: JARID

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28631874/an-integrative-review-of-multicomponent-weight-management-interventions-for-adults-with-intellectual-disabilities
#1
Alison J Doherty, Stephanie P Jones, Umesh Chauhan, Josephine M E Gibson
BACKGROUND: Obesity is more prevalent in people with intellectual disabilities and increases the risk of developing serious medical conditions. UK guidance recommends multicomponent weight management interventions (MCIs), tailored for different population groups. METHODS: An integrative review utilizing systematic review methodology was conducted to identify the types of MCIs delivered to adults with intellectual disabilities. FINDINGS: Five studies were identified...
June 20, 2017: Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities: JARID
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28585359/-they-just-said-inappropriate-contact-what-do-service-users-hear-when-staff-talk-about-sex-and-relationships
#2
Nici Grace, Beth Greenhill, Paul Withers
BACKGROUND: Research into how people with intellectual disabilities (ID) pursue intimate relationships in care settings presents some contradictory findings; despite increasingly liberal staff views, service users experience significant restrictions. This study attempts to explore this gap within a secure hospital, examining service user's representations of staff discourses about sexuality and intimate relationships. METHOD: Semi-structured interviews with eight service users with intellectual disability were analysed using critical discourse analysis...
June 6, 2017: Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities: JARID
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28585240/agency-social-and-healthcare-supports-for-adults-with-intellectual-disability-at-the-end-of-life-in-out-of-home-non-institutional-community-residences-in-western-nations-a-literature-review
#3
Teresa T Moro, Teresa A Savage, Sarah Gehlert
BACKGROUND: The nature and quality of end-of-life care received by adults with intellectual disabilities in out-of-home, non-institutional community agency residences in Western nations is not well understood. METHOD: A range of databases and search engines were used to locate conceptual, clinical and research articles from relevant peer-reviewed journals. RESULTS: The present authors present a literature review of the agency, social and healthcare supports that impact end-of-life care for adults with intellectual disabilities...
June 6, 2017: Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities: JARID
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28585231/the-employers-perspective-on-barriers-and-facilitators-to-employment-of-people-with-intellectual-disability-a-differential-mixed-method-approach
#4
Andreas Kocman, Linda Fischer, Germain Weber
BACKGROUND: Obtaining employment is among the most important ambitions of people with intellectual disability. Progress towards comprehensive inclusive employment is hampered by numerous barriers. Limited research is available on these barriers and strategies to overcome them. METHOD: A mixed method approach in a sample of 30 HR-managers was used to assess (i) differences in perceived barriers for employment of people with specific disabilities and mental disorders; (ii) barriers specific to employing people with intellectual disability; (iii) strategies to overcome these barriers...
June 6, 2017: Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities: JARID
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28544672/providing-end-of-life-care-in-disability-community-living-services-an-organizational-capacity-building-model-using-a-public-health-approach
#5
Andrea Grindrod, Bruce Rumbold
BACKGROUND: There is broad consensus within the disability field that the end-of-life care offered to people with intellectual disabilities should be of a quality consistent with that advocated by contemporary palliative care. In practice, however, various barriers are encountered when applying palliative care strategies to the end-of-life care of people with intellectual disabilities, particularly those in disability community living services. METHODS: A mixed-methods approach was used...
May 24, 2017: Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities: JARID
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28544583/improving-the-occupational-skills-of-students-with-intellectual-disability-by-applying-video-prompting-combined-with-dance-pads
#6
Mei-Lan Lin, Ming-Shan Chiang, Ching-Hsiang Shih, Meng-Fang Li
BACKGROUND: Individuals with intellectual disability (ID) are prone to inattention, are slow in learning and reaction, and have deficits in memory skills. Providing proper vocational education and training for individuals with intellectual disability is able to enhance their occupational skills. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This study applied video prompting to provide instructional prompts to help participants accurately perform an assigned occupational activity. A control system installed with developed software was used to turn a standard dance pad into a sensor to detect the participants' standing position and to automatically trigger video prompting...
May 24, 2017: Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities: JARID
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28544437/autonomy-support-in-people-with-mild-to-borderline-intellectual-disability-testing-the-health-care-climate-questionnaire-intellectual-disability
#7
Noud Frielink, Carlo Schuengel, Petri J C M Embregts
BACKGROUND: Autonomy support in people with intellectual disability (ID) is an important yet understudied topic. Psychometrically sound instruments are lacking. This study tested the factor structure and reliability of an instrument for assessing the extent people with intellectual disability perceive their support staff as autonomy supportive. METHOD: In a single wave, 185 adults with mild-to-borderline intellectual disability filled in an adapted version of the Health Care Climate Questionnaire (i...
May 24, 2017: Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities: JARID
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28544418/assessing-knowledge-and-attitudes-about-end-of-life-evaluation-of-three-instruments-designed-for-adults-with-intellectual-disability
#8
R J Stancliffe, M Y Wiese, S Read, G Jeltes, J M Clayton
BACKGROUND: This paper examines the development and psychometric characteristics of three instruments about end of life, designed for use with adults with intellectual disability (ID). Respectively, the instruments assess understanding of the concept of death, end-of-life planning, and fear of death. METHODS: Part 1: instruments were developed or adapted, and pilot tested with 11 adults with ID and 2 disability staff. Part 2: 39 adults with ID and 40 disability staff were assessed on all three instruments...
May 24, 2017: Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities: JARID
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28544303/a-systematic-review-of-the-evidence-regarding-cognitive-therapy-skills-that-assist-cognitive-behavioural-therapy-in-adults-who-have-an-intellectual-disability
#9
REVIEW
Patricia Cooney, Conall Tunney, Gary O'Reilly
BACKGROUND: Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is being increasingly adapted for use with people who have an intellectual disability. However, it remains unclear whether inherent cognitive deficits that are present in adults who have an intellectual disability preclude the use of cognitive-based therapies. This review aims to systematically examine "cognitive therapy skills" in adults who have an intellectual disability that assist engagement in CBT. METHOD: Two authors independently reviewed titles and abstracts of articles located through electronic database searching...
May 24, 2017: Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities: JARID
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28544175/prevalence-and-potential-factors-associated-with-overweight-and-obesity-status-in-adults-with-intellectual-developmental-disorders
#10
REVIEW
Sobhana Ranjan, Jennifer A Nasser, Kathleen Fisher
BACKGROUND: The prevalence of being overweight and obese is increasing not just in the general population but also in individuals with intellectual disability (ID). Therefore, a need to identify factors contributing to overweight/obesity arises as this population is escalating. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This narrative review article summarizes pertinent research focusing on prevalence and the potential factors associated with overweight and obesity in adults with intellectual disability during the past decade...
May 24, 2017: Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities: JARID
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28544078/emergency-medical-services-providers-perspective-of-end-of-life-decision-making-for-people-with-intellectual-disabilities
#11
Jacqueline McGinley, Deborah P Waldrop, Brian Clemency
BACKGROUND: Emergency medical services (EMS) providers are often called to rapidly determine and act upon patients' wishes for end-of-life care. People with intellectual disabilities are living increasingly longer with complex conditions leading to international calls for person-centred advance care planning. Yet, best estimates suggest that very few people with intellectual disabilities document their wishes. METHODS: This exploratory-descriptive study incorporated mixed methods to analyse data collected consecutively (surveys, n = 239; interviews, n = 48) with EMS providers from five agencies...
May 24, 2017: Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities: JARID
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28544451/protection-and-restriction-a-mixed-methods-study-of-self-reported-well-being-among-youth-with-intellectual-disabilities
#12
Petra Boström, Malin Broberg
BACKGROUND: As most mental health studies of school-aged children with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) are based on proxy ratings, the subjective views of these young persons are rarely explored. The present study explores experiences of well-being, mental ill-health, family, school, and peer relations in students in special education. METHODS: Ten students in special education, aged 13-16 years, answered the Wellbeing in Special Education Questionnaire (WellSEQ) and participated in semi-structured interviews...
May 19, 2017: Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities: JARID
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28503911/community-football-teams-for-people-with-intellectual-disabilities-in-secure-settings-they-take-you-off-the-ward-it-was-like-a-nice-day-and-then-you-get-like-medals-at-the-end
#13
Nicholas Andrew Hudson, Jennifer Hella Mrozik, Rose White, Kristian Northend, Steve Moore, Katherine Lister, Kelly Rayner
BACKGROUND: People with learning disabilities (LD) are particularly vulnerable to mental health and behavioural difficulties, and it has been shown that regular exercise can improve psychosocial well-being as well as physical fitness. This research aims to explore the experiences of men with LD detained in secure settings who have engaged in community football training programmes and identify the benefits of such provision. METHOD: Interviews were conducted with eight patients in a forensic LD service, discussing their experiences of participating in community football...
May 15, 2017: Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities: JARID
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28503872/the-effect-of-brief-digital-interventions-on-attitudes-to-intellectual-disability-results-from-a-pilot-study
#14
Natalie Lindau, Tara Amin, Amy Zambon, Katrina Scior
BACKGROUND: Evidence on the effects of contact and education based interventions on attitudes is limited in the intellectual disability field. This study compared the effects of brief interventions with different education, indirect and imagined contact components on lay people's attitudes. MATERIALS AND METHODS: 401 adult participants were randomised to six digital brief interventions consisting of different combinations of education, indirect and imagined contact...
May 15, 2017: Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities: JARID
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28503841/social-networks-of-adults-with-an-intellectual-disability-from-south-asian-and-white-communities-in-the-united-kingdom-a-comparison
#15
Anjali K Bhardwaj, Rachel V E Forrester-Jones, Glynis H Murphy
BACKGROUND: Little research exists comparing the social networks of people with intellectual disability (ID) from South Asian and White backgrounds. This UK study reports on the barriers that South Asian people with intellectual disability face in relation to social inclusion compared to their White counterparts. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A mixed-methods research design was adopted to explore the social lives of 27 men (15 White; 12 South Asian) and 20 women (10 White; 10 South Asian with intellectual disability)...
May 15, 2017: Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities: JARID
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28485515/consensus-statement-of-the-international-summit-on-intellectual-disability-and-dementia-related-to-end-of-life-care-in-advanced-dementia
#16
Philip McCallion, Mary Hogan, Flavia H Santos, Mary McCarron, Kathryn Service, Sandy Stemp, Seth Keller, Juan Fortea, Kathleen Bishop, Karen Watchman, Matthew P Janicki
BACKGROUND: Adults with intellectual disability are affected by dementia at equivalent and elevated rates, many surviving into advanced age. End of life care and support considerations come into play among these individuals when most are in the advanced stage of dementia. METHODS: A preliminary report summarizing available literature and making initial recommendations was developed by a workgroup, reviewed by all conference participants and then was finalized by the workgroup...
May 9, 2017: Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities: JARID
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28467010/hospital-admissions-for-physical-health-conditions-for-people-with-intellectual-disabilities-systematic-review
#17
REVIEW
Kirsty Dunn, Laura Hughes-McCormack, Sally-Ann Cooper
BACKGROUND: People with intellectual disabilities may have inequalities in hospital admissions compared with the general population. The present authors aimed to investigate admissions for physical health conditions in this population. METHODS: The present authors conducted a systematic review, searching six databases using terms on intellectual disabilities and hospital admission. Papers were selected based on pre-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria, data extracted, tabulated and synthesized and quality assessed...
May 3, 2017: Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities: JARID
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28467003/knowledge-and-expectations-of-direct-support-professionals-towards-effects-of-psychotropic-drug-use-in-people-with-intellectual-disabilities
#18
Gerda de Kuijper, Annette A J van der Putten
BACKGROUND/INTRODUCTION: In this study, we investigated intellectual disability support professionals' knowledge and expectations towards effects of psychotropic drug use on behaviour and drug use in their clients, because shortcomings may lead to misinterpretations of behavioural symptoms and inappropriate drug use. METHODS: Two self-designed questionnaires were used to measure the knowledge and expectations of 194 support professionals in 14 residential facilities regarding psychotropic drug use and effects of antipsychotics on behavioural, cognitive and mental functioning of people with intellectual disability...
May 3, 2017: Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities: JARID
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28401698/whoever-shouts-the-loudest-listening-to-parents-of-children-with-disabilities
#19
Christian Ryan, Elizabeth Quinlan
BACKGROUND: Elevated stress is common among parents of children with disabilities. The parents' perspective and evaluation of services have a significant impact on their well-being and adaptation to their child's disability and is a source of information for service improvements. This study explores parental perceptions of communication and collaboration between parents and health and education staff in the context of an imminent reconfiguration of disability services. METHODS: A qualitative study was conducted using four focus groups with parents (n = 24) of children with disabilities who attend various educational and health services...
April 12, 2017: Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities: JARID
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28401626/a-theory-informed-qualitative-exploration-of-social-and-environmental-determinants-of-physical-activity-and-dietary-choices-in-adolescents-with-intellectual-disabilities-in-their-final-year-of-school
#20
REVIEW
Gemma Stevens, Andrew Jahoda, Lynsay Matthews, Catherine Hankey, Craig Melville, Heather Murray, Fiona Mitchell
BACKGROUND: The prevalence of obesity is higher in those with intellectual disabilities than the general population. The aim of the study was to understand the determinants of physical activity and dietary patterns in this population during their final year of school. METHOD: Qualitative data were generated from 10 interviews with adolescents with mild-moderate intellectual disabilities. Data were analysed using deductive thematic analysis, employing Self-Determination Theory as a theoretical framework...
April 12, 2017: Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities: JARID
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