Introduction Legislation and policy Assessment Dementia and old age Psychosis Mood disorders Anxiety disorders Autism and mental health ADHD Genetic syndromes Epilepsy and neuropsychiatric syndromes Offending behaviours and risk assessment Relationship between mental health and challenging behaviours Challenging behaviours Personality disorder and deliberate self-harm Psychological interventions Life events and abuse Medication Capacity and consent The Mental Health Act and DoLS
Dr Colin Hemmings BSc MBBS MSc MA MD(Res) MRCPsych, is the editor of this new edition of Mental Health in Intellectual Disabilities. He is a consultant psychiatrist in intellectual disabilities working in Kent and Medway Partnership (KMPT) NHS Trust. Colin trained at St Bartholomew's Hospital, and before moving to KMPT in 2015 he worked for over 20 years in London including at University College, The Middlesex, St Thomas', Guys' and Maudsley Hospitals. His academic interests include psychosis in people with ID, mental health of ID services and the relationships between mental illness and challenging behaviours in people with ID. He has contributed many journal articles and book chapters and also previously co-edited a textbook in the field of MHID.