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Intellectual Disability Psychiatry: A Practical Handbook By Angela Hassiotis, Diana Andrea Barron, and Ian Hall
Publisher's Comments: A clear and user-friendly handbook, this book will help busy healthcare professionals develop their understanding of the mental health problems of service users with intellectual disabilities. Topics covered include the classification of mental disorders in intellectual disability, the clinical assessment of specific disorders, psychological, psychopharmacological and social interventions, and the practical, legal, and social aspects of supporting service users with intellectual disability who have mental health problems.
How to Talk to Parents About Autism By Roy Q. Sanders, MD
Publisher's Comments: When treating children with autism, clinicians also must help family members confront the stress of raising the child. Dr. Sanders, the father of an autistic child, shares professional advice about treatments, answering families' questions, and providing parents with realistic expectations.