Psychiatry of Intellectual Disability: A Practical Manual
Patients with intellectual disability (ID) can benefit from the full range of mental health services. To ensure that psychiatric assessment, diagnosis and treatment interventions are relevant and effective; individuals with ID should be evaluated and treated within the context of their developmental framework. Behavior should be viewed as a form of communication. This chapter provides a summary of legal issues for ID treatment providers and evaluators.
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John Wiley & Sons
Place of Publication
Cox, Jeannette, "Legal Issues for Treatment Providers and Evaluators" (2012). School of Law Faculty Publications. 60.