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Experiences of Families of Individuals with Intellectual Disability and Psychiatric Disorder
(Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities, 2011-11)
Caring for individuals with intellectual disability often results in stressful experiences for family caregivers, even leading to crisis in some cases. This paper uses the Brief Family Distress Scale (BFDS) to assess the ...
Individuals with intellectual disabilities who live with family and experience psychiatric crisis: Who uses the emergency department and who stays home?
(Taylor & Francis, 2011)
Many individuals with intellectual disabilities who live with their families experience mental health problems and ensuing psychiatric emergencies. During periods of crisis, families may require additional services, including ...
The Brief Family Distress Scale: A Measure of Crisis in Caregivers of Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Parents of individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) often experience stressors associated with caring for their child. These stressors can cause considerable distress for families, which at times can develop into ...