Skip to content

Toggle service links
Subscribe to RSS - Allen, David

You are here

  1. Home
  2. Allen, David

Allen, David

The impact of service user cognitive level on carer attributions for aggressive behaviour

Background  This study was designed to test the hypothesis that carer attributions for aggressive behaviour vary according to a service user's severity of intellectual disability.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:19

Recent research on physical aggression in persons with intellectual disability: an overview

Physically aggressive behaviours pose major problems to carers supporting people with intellectual disability. This review considers the prevalence and nature of this form of challenging behaviour within this population and describes possible causal factors. Discusses the present status of both behavioural and pharmacological interventions for aggression and outlines the importance of devising reactive management plans for aggressive behaviours.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:10