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Psychiatric and behaviour disorders among mentally retarded people 

Psychiatric and behaviour disorders among mentally retarded people
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date: 23 August 2019

Children with ID often suffer the added handicap of emotional and behavioural disorder which seriously compromises their adjustment and causes significant extra burden and cost for their parents and the community. A comprehensive biopsychosocial assessment of the child and family provides the context for understanding psychopathological symptoms and the basis for a best practice management plan incorporating psychological, educational, family, and perhaps pharmacological interventions.

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