Rehabilitation service utilisation among adults with intellectual disabilities: Trends and socioeconomic disparities in China

Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, EarlyView.
Source: Journal of Intellectual Disability Research - Category: Disability Authors: Source Type: research

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Authors: Pinals DA, Callahan L Abstract The sequential intercept model (SIM) is used to reduce the penetration of persons with mental illness and substance use disorders in the criminal legal system. Its framework recommends identifying individuals with mental illness at various decision points of criminal case processing, from arrest to return from incarceration, so that they can be diverted toward treatment rather than permeate deeper into the criminal justice system. Communities frequently use the model to augment and inform jail diversion services. Despite the model's widespread adoption, individuals with serio...
Source: Psychiatric Services - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatr Serv Source Type: research
Authors: Andrade C Abstract Many observational studies have found an association between antidepressant drug prescription during pregnancy and neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism spectrum disorder, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and intellectual disability. The results of such studies cannot be considered conclusive because of the possible presence of inadequately measured, unmeasured, and unknown confounds. In this context, maternal anemia before or at but not after 30 weeks of gestation was recently associated with an increased risk of all 3 of these neurodevelopmental disorders. Additionally, ...
Source: Journal of Clinical Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: J Clin Psychiatry Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: A short-term, lay-coach-facilitated Tele-BA is a promising intervention for the growing numbers of homebound older adults lacking social connectedness. The intervention holds promise for scalability in programs that already serve homebound older adults. More research is needed to solidify the clinical evidence base, cost-effectiveness and sustainability of Tele-BA delivered by lay coaches for homebound and other older adults. PMID: 32238297 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Am J Geriatr Psychiatry Source Type: research
There is a lack of clarity about the New York State Task Force guidelines on ventilator allocation. I believe disability rights concerns regarding the recommendations on chronic ventilator users are well-founded. This lack of clarity may cost lives. The post Do New York State’s Ventilator Allocation Guidelines Place Chronic Ventilator Users at Risk? Clarification Needed appeared first on The Hastings Center.
Source: blog.bioethics.net - Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Tags: Health Care Chronic Conditions and End of Life Care disability Hastings Bioethics Forum Health and Health Care New York State Task Force on Life and the Law syndicated ventilator allocation Source Type: blogs
Publication date: June 2020Source: Research in Developmental Disabilities, Volume 101Author(s): Benjamin A. Kennert, Timothy S. Harshorne, Sandra Kanouse, Carl Johnson
Source: Research in Developmental Disabilities - Category: Disability Source Type: research
Publication date: May 2020Source: Research in Developmental Disabilities, Volume 100Author(s):
Source: Research in Developmental Disabilities - Category: Disability Source Type: research
Video clip features Ali Asgari, who can control a remote control plane with his toes and play music with his hands at the same time
Source: Disabled World - Category: Disability Tags: Hobbies Source Type: news
Gun-related injuries are a hotly debated sociopolitical topic in the United States. Annually, more than 33 million Americans seek heathcare services for mental health issues. These conditions are the leading cause of combined disability and death among wom...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news
(Kessler Foundation) 'We actually have positive news this month for people with disability, but today's job numbers don't reflect the devastating losses of the last three weeks of March. We have yet to see the impact of COVID-19 on the employment situation of people with or without disabilities, " said John O'Neill, PhD, director of employment and disability research at Kessler Foundation. " Next month's nTIDE will almost certainly reveal the expected downturn.'
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
Authors: Yalçinkaya G, Kara B, Arda MN Abstract BACKGROUND/AIM: Current clinical guidelines recommend to use both clinical and self-reported measurements for evaluation of chronic neck pain. Among the self-reported outcomes, Neck Disability Index and Patient Specific Functional Scale are the most widely used and recommended instruments. The purpose of our study was to determine the test-retest reliability and validity of Patient Specific Functional Scale which was not validated in Turkish language previously. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Translation and adaptation process had conducted according to the Beaton ...
Source: Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences - Category: General Medicine Tags: Turk J Med Sci Source Type: research
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