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Offenders with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: A commentary on psychological practice and legislation

Offenders with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: A commentary on psychological practice and legislation

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Occasional Briefing Paper No. 28


This paper reviews the literature on contemporary psychological practice and emerging legislation concerned with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), identifies a number of emerging issues and makes recommendations for current practise and development work.

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Contents

  • Executive summary
  • Introduction
  • Understanding the use and influence of nomenclature
  • Epidemiology
  • Assessment
  • Treatment (especially criminogenic)
  • Substance misuse
  • Co-morbidity
  • Implications of new legislation
  • Jurisprudence and IDD
  • Recommendations for best practice
  • Bibliography

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SKU PUB-CAT-684