While there is considerable literature on adults with Down syndrome who have dementia, there is little published on the epidemiology of other types of mental ill-health in this population. A longitudinal cohort study of adults with Down syndrome who received detailed psychiatric assessment (n = 186 at the first time point; n = 134 at the second time point, 2 years later) was conducted.
- intellectual disabilities
- Down syndrome
- mental health
Mantry, D., Cooper, S-A., Smiley, E., Morrison, J., Allan, L., Williamson, A., Finlayson, J., & Jackson, A. (2008). The prevalence and incidence of mental ill-health in adults with Down syndrome. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 52(2), 141-155. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2788.2007.00985.x