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Psychiatric Disorders in Children and Adolescents With Intellectual Disability (Intellectual Developmental Disorder)

Treatment Statements

Statement 1: Psychosocial interventions can be considered to target comorbid psychiatric disorders or specific psychiatric symptoms in children and adolescents with ID/IDD. [OP]
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Statement 2: Psychotropic medications can be considered to target comorbid psychiatric disorders or specific psychiatric symptoms in children and adolescents with ID/IDD. [OP]
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Statement 3: Specialized treatment providers and settings can be considered in treatment-refractory cases. [OP]
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Overview

Title

Assessment and Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders in Children and Adolescents With Intellectual Disability (Intellectual Developmental Disorder)

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

April 1, 2020

Document Type

Guideline

External Publication Status

Published

Country of Publication

US

Inclusion Criteria

Female, Male, Adolescent, Child

Health Care Settings

Ambulatory, Long term care

Intended Users

Psychologist

Scope

Assessment and screening, Treatment

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D000296 - Adolescent Psychiatry, D008607 - Intellectual Disability

Keywords

intellectual disability, Child psychiatry, Psychiatric disorders, practice parameter