Journal Articles


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Alexander, Tajuddin & Gangadharan.  Personality Disorders in Intellectual Disability: Approaches to Pharmacotherapy, 2007


Altabet S, Newman JK, Watson-Johnson S.  Light therapy as a treatment of sleep cycle problems and depression, 2001


Baker, Blumberg, Freeman & Wieseler. Can Psychiatric Disorders Be Seen as Establishing Operations? Integrating Applied Behavior Analysis and Psychiatry, 2002 

Bakken, Eilersten, Smeby & Martinsen. The Validity of Disorganized Behavior as an Indicator of Schizophrenia in Adults with Autism and Intellectual Disability: A Single Case Study, 2009


Bakken, Friss, Lovoll, Smeby, & Martinsen.  Behavioral Disorganization as an Indicator of Psychosis in Adults With Intellectual Disability and Autism, 2007

Barnhill J. Can the DSM-IV Be Salvaged for Individuals With Severe Intellectual Disabilities? 2003

Barnhill J.  A Case Study of Insomnia—More Than Meets the Eye, 2006

Barnhill J. The Differential Diagnosis of Anxiety in Individuals With Epilepsy and Intellectual Disability, 2004

Barnhill J. The Assessment and Differential Diagnosis of Insomnia in People With Developmental Disabilities, 2006

Barnhill J. Body Dysmorphic Disorder in People With Intellectual Disability: A Bio-Psycho-Social Approach, 2007

Barnhill J. Ethological Approach to Individuals With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2007


Barnhill. Data Management Systems in the Treatment of People With Intellectual Disabilities: A Model for Psychopharmacologists, 2006


Barnhill J, 2009: Autism and Severe/Profound Intellectual Disability: Things that do go Bump in the Night.


Bashir, A., Loschen, E., Baluga, J., & Kirchner, L.  A case of Pica in a patient with mental retardation treated with venlafaxine extended release. 2002.


Beasley & Kroll.  Family Caregiving Part II:  Family Caregiver-Professional Collaboration in Crisis Intervention and Prevention Planning, 1999



Special Issue: Beasley. Introduction to the Special Issue, 2003

Special Issue:  Beasley &  duPree.  A Systematic Strategy to Improve Services to Individuals With Coexisting Developmental Disabilities and Mental Illness: National Trends and the “Connecticut Blueprint",   2003

Special Issue: Dorfman & Awmiler. Litigating System Reform Cases on Behalf of Individuals With Developmental Disabilities and Mental Health Needs, 2003

Special Issue: Gardner & Hunter. Psychosocial Diagnosis and Treatment Services in Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities for Persons With Mental Retardation: Practice Guides, 2003

Special Issue: Beasley & Hurley. The Design of Community Supports for Individuals With Developmental Disabilities and Mental Health Needs, 2003

Special Issue: U.S. Public Policy: Assessment of Services for Individuals

With Developmental Disabilities and Mental Health Needs

Special Issue: Beasley. Introduction to Special Issue

Special Issue:  Jacobstein, Stark, & Laygo. Creating Responsive Systems for Children With Co-Occurring Developmental and Emotional Disorders, 2007

Special Issue: Rubin, Fahs & Beasley. Delivery of Health Care for People With “Dual Diagnosis”: From the Person to the Policy, 2007.

Special Issue:  O'Brien. Changing Environments of Inpatient Psychiatric Care
for Individuals With Intellectual Disabilities, 2007

Special Issue: Lakin,  Doljanic, Taub, Chiri  &  Byun. Adults With Dual Diagnoses of Intellectual and Psychiatric Disability Receiving Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) and ICF/MR Recipients in Six States, 2007

Special Issue: Beasley & Hurley, Ask the Doc. Public Systems Supports For People With intellectual Disability and Mental Health Needs in the United States, 2007


Biswas, Gibbon & Gangadharan.  Clozapine in Borderline Personality Disorder and Intellectual Disability: A Case Report of Four-Year Outcome, 2006


Brierley-Bowers, Noel, Dressler, Borcherding, Gallucci.  Developing Best Practices for Behavioral and
Mental Health Treatment for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities: Maryland’s Efforts
, 2006 

Bresch.  Problems and Questions in the Dual Diagnosis of Schizophrenia and Intellectual Disability, 2004

Chan, Hudson & Sigafoos. A Preliminary Study of Offenders With Intellectual Disability and Psychiatric Disorder, 2003

Charlot, L. Mission Impossible?: Developing an Accurate Classification of Psychiatric Disorders for Individuals With Developmental Disabilities, 2003


Charlot, L.  Obsession slowness in Down syndrome:  A severe variant of OCD or a separate disorder?  2002.

Coco & Harper. Substance Use in People With Mental Retardation: Assessing Potential Problem Areas, 2002

Demb & Change.  The Use of Psychostimulants in Children With Disruptive Behavior Disorders and Developmental Disabilities in a Community Setting, 2004


Demb & Noskin.  The Use of the Term Multiple Complex Developmental Disorder in a Diagnostic Clinic Serving Young Children With Developmental Disabilities: A Report of 15 Cases, 2001


Dosen. The Developmental Psychiatric Approach to Aggressive Behavior Among Persons With Intellectual Disabilities, 2004

Esbaugh, Martin, Cunningham & Luiselli.  Evaluation of a Bedtime Medication Regimen on Daytime Sleep and Challenging Behaviors of an Adult With Intellectual Disabilities, 2004.


Esbensen & Benson. Integrating Behavioral, Psychological and Pharmacological Treatment: A Case Study of an Individual With Borderline Personality, 2003


Folstein & Hurley. Dementia in Patients With Mental Retardation/Developmental Disabilities, 2002

Fram. Psychiatric Syndromes by Proxy in Persons With Developmental Disabilities, 2006


Gallucci,  Anderson, Hackerman & Mondimore. Eating and Feeding Difficulties in Patients With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Four Cases, 2003


Gallucci, Buccin, & Cournoyer. Challenges Related to Thioridazine Use in Patients With Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, 2003


Gallucci, Duncan & Hackerman. Combination Use of Atomoxetine and Risperidone
for Hyperactivity and Impulsivity in Autistic Disorder, 2006.

Gallucci,  Mernaugh, & Dyson. Aripiprazole Use in an Individual With Intellectual Disability and Schizoaffective Disorder, 2004 

Grant, Bookstein, Whitney & Streissguth. Neonatal Cranial Ultrasound Leads to Early Diagnosis and Intervention in Baby of Alcohol-Abusing Mother, 2006


Grant,  Huggins, Connor & Streissguth. Quality of Life and Psychosocial Profile Among Young Women With Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, 2005.

Goldfarb & Frankel. Intellectual Disability Etiologies and Associated Psychiatric Disorders, 2007

Helverschou, Bakken & Martinsen. Identifying Symptoms of Psychiatric Disorders in People with Autism and Intellectual Disability: An Empirical Conceptual Analysis, 2008


Hessl, Deprey, Huff, Ruiz & Hagerman.  Vagus Nerve Stimulation in an Adult Male With Fragile X Syndrome, 2004.


Hoheneck & Bachmeier. The Use of Lamotrigine for Seizures and Psychiatric Disorder and its Effects on Challenging Behavior,  2008


Huang & Ruedrich. Recent Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Individuals With Intellectual Disability, 2007

Huggins, Grant, O'Malley &  Streissguth.  Suicide Attempts Among Adults with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Clinical Considerations, 2008.

Hurley. A Case of Panic Disorder Treated With Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Techniques, 2007

Hurley. Delusions and Hallucinations in Down Syndrome: Literature Review and Comparison With non-Down Syndrome Patients, 2003.

Hurley. Potentially Lethal Suicide Attempts in Persons With Developmental Disabilities:

Review and Three New Case Reports, 2002

Hurley.  Treatment of Multiple Phobias and Agoraphobia in a Man With Down Syndrome, 2004.


Hurley AD & Moore C. A Review of Erotomania in Developmental Disabilities and New Case Report. Mental Health Aspects of Developmental Disabilities, 1999

Kastner, Walsh, Fraser.  Undiagnosed Medical Conditions and Medication Side Effects Presenting
as Behavioral/Psychiatric Problems in People With Developmental Disabilities


King, Jordan, Mazuek, Earle, Earle & Best.  Assertive CommunityTreatment-Dually Diagnosed:  The Hyphen was the Easy Part, 2009


King, Nixon, Beatty, Szalajko, Marwick & Prescott.  Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Phenotype- Specific Challenging Behavior in an Individual With Smith-Magenis Syndrome: A Multimodal Approach, 2004

Kahn, Osinowo, Pary.  Down Syndrome and Major Depressive Disorder: A Review


King, Turcotte, Wheildon & Preston. Repetitive Behaviors in Pervasive Developmental Disorders Distinguishing Core Features From Compulsions, 2002

King, Wilson & Atchison.   PRN Protocols:  Applying Pharmacokinetic Principles to Practice: Supporting Individual with Developmental Disabilities and Mental Health Concerns in Community Settings, 2008.


Lehrer & Ott. Treatment Outcomes for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities and Challenging Behavior and Psychiatric Hospitalizations Referred to a Interdisciplinary Clinic, 2009

Special Issue: The Psychiatric Diagnostic Interview Evaluation in Patients With Mental retardation and Developmental Disabilities, 2001

Special Issue: Levitas AS. Introduction to the Special Issue

Special Issue: Levitas AS, Hurley AD, & Pary R.The Mental Status Examination in Patients With Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities. 2001

Special Issue: Levitas AS, & Silka, VR.Mental Health Clinical Assessment of Persons With Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities: History. 2001

Special Issue: Hurley AD. Axis IV and Axis V: Assessment of Persons With Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, 2001.

Special Issue: Hurley AD. Psychiatric Diagnostic Evaluation Form. 2001

Special Issue: Ruedrich RL, & Hurley AD. Diagnostic Uncertainty. 2001

Levitas AD & Gilson SF. Predictable Crises in the Lives of People With Mental Retardation, 2001.

Levitas AS & Hurley AD. Diagnosis and Treatment of Adjustment Disorders in People With Intellectual Disability, 2005.


Levitas, AS & Reid CS. Rubinstein Taybi Syndrome, 2003

Lew, Matta, Tripp-Tebo & Watts. Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities: A Program Description, 2005

Special Issue: Diagnosis, Assessment, and Treatment of Sexual Deviance and Sexuality Offending Behavior in People with Developmental Disabilities


Special Issue:  Luiselli. Introduction to the Special Issue, 2000.


Special Issue:  Luiselli. Presentation of Paraphilias and Paraphilia-Related Disorders in Young Adults With Mental Retardation: Two Case Profiles, 2000


Special Issue:  Sherak. Pharmacological Treatment of Sexually Offending Behavior in People With Mental Retardation/ Developmental Disabilities, 2000


Special Issue: Plaud, Plaud, Kolstoe & Orvedal. Behavioral Treatment of Sexually Offending Behavior, 2000


Special Issue:  Seghorn & Ball. Assessment of Sexual Deviance in Adults With Developmental Disabilities, 2000


Special Issue: Hurley & Silka, Ask the Doc. Antisocial Personality Disorder
and Psychopathic Personality, 2000


Luiselli, Taras & Lennon. Behavioral Support for Persons with Asperger's Disorder, 1998.

Luiselli, Benner, Stoddard, Weiss & Lisowski. Evaluating the Efficacy of Partial Hospitalization Services for Adults With Mental Retardation and Psychiatric Disorders: A Pilot Study Using the Aberrant Behavior Checklist (ABC), 2001

Luiselli, Sperry & Connolly. Elimination of Mechanical Restraint,Community-Based Behavior Support, and Seven-Year Maintenance Evaluation in the Treatment of a With Mental Retardation and Multiple Psychiatric Disorders, 2002

Luiselli, Treml, Kane & Young.  Physical Restraint Intervention: Case Report Evaluation of an Implementation-Reduction Strategy and Long Term Outcome, 2004

Luiselli, MaGee, Graham, Sperry & Hauser. Suicidal behavior and community support of adults with intellectual disability: two case illustrations, 2008

Luiselli. Effects of Fixed-Tme Release (FTR) Fading on Implementation of Physical Restraint, 2008.


Lyden. Assessing Capacity to Execute a Health Care Proxy: A Rationale and Protocol, 2007

Mavromatis. The diagnosis and treatment of borderline personality disorder in persons with developmental disability: three case report, 2000.

McGuire & Chicoine.  Depressive Disorders in Adults with Down Syndrome, 1996


Morris. Specialized Inpatient Mental Health Units in Ontario: Their History and Program Characteristics, 2005

Myers, B. A.  Psychiatric Disorders Mimicking Psychiatric Disorders in People with Mental Retardation, 1999


Myers, B.A. Psychotic Disorders in People with Mental Retardation. Diagnostic and Treatment Issues, 1999


Nachshen, Garcin & Minnes. Problem Behavior in Children With Intellectual Disabilities: Parenting Stress, Empowerment and School Services, 2005


O'Connor, McCracken & Best. Under Recognition of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure in a Child Inpatient Psychiatric Setting, 2006


Palmer & Mark. Medical and Mental Health Complications of Lafora Disease: A Case Report, 2007


Palucka, Bradley & Lunsky.  A Case of Unrecognized Intellectual Disability and Autism Misdiagnosed as Schizophrenia:  Are There Lessons to be Learned? 2008

Special Issue: Pary:  Mental Health Problems in Down Syndrome, 2002

Special Issue: Chase, Osinowo & Pary. Medical Issues in Patients With Down Syndrome, 2002


Special Issue: Kahn, Osinowo & Pary. Down Syndrome and Major Depressive Disorder: A Review, 2002


Special Issue: Pary. Down Syndrome and Dementia, 2002


Special Issue: Charlot.  Obsessional Slowness in Down Syndrome: Severe Variant of OCD or Separate Disorder? 2002

Pary. Psychiatric Aspects of Health Care of Adults with Down Syndrome. 2008


Pary, Down Syndrome and Dementia. 2002


Pary, Anger Attacks and Mood Disorders. 2006


Pary. Behavioral and Psychiatric Disorders in Children and Adolescents With Down Syndrome, 2004


Pary, Friedlander & Capone. Bipolar Disorder and Down Syndrome: Six Cases. 1999


Pary & Kahn. Cyclic Behaviors in Persons With Developmental Disabilities: Are Cluster and Migraine Headaches Being Overlooked? 2002

Pary, Levitas, Hurley. Diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder in Persons With Developmental Disabilities, 1999.

Patja. Suicide Cases in a Population-Based Cohort of Persons With Intellectual Disability in a 35-Year Follow-Up, 2004

Pfadt & Wheeler. Applying a Continual Quality Improvement Model to Make Data-Based Clinical Decisions, 2006


Pickard & Paschos.  Pseudohallucinations in People With Intellectual Disabilities: Two Case Reports, 2005


Razza & Tomasulo.  Group Dynamics in the Treatment of People With
Intellectual Disabilities: Optimizing Therapeutic Gain, 2005

Reaven & Hepburn. The Parent’s Role in the Treatment of Anxiety Symptoms In Children With High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders, 2006.

Reda & Hartshorne. Attachment, Bonding, and Parental Stress in CHARGE Syndrome, 2008

Ruedrich, Diana, Rossvanes & Toliver. The Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale (AIMS) and Tardive Dyskinesia in Persons With Developmental Disability: The Benefit of Videotaped Exams, 2005


Ruedrich & Alamir. Electroconvulsive Therapy for Persons with Developmental Disabilities: Review, Case Report and Recommendations, 1999


Ruedrich, Rossvanes, Dunn & Delano. Cigarette Smoking, and the Use of Tobacco Products by Persons With Developmental Disabilities, 2003


Ruedrich, Schwartz, Dunn & Nordgren.  Educating Psychiatric Residents in Intellectual Disability: Does Exposure During Residency Affect Attitudes Toward Persons with Intellectual Disability? 2008


Tsiouris.  Light Therapy for Seasonal Depression in Persons With Intellectual Disability: Literature Review and Four Case Series, 2007

Schwartz, Ruedrich & Dunn. Psychiatry in Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities: A Training Program for Psychiatry Residents, 2005

Sherer & Padilla.  A Case of Obsessiveness Induced by Levetiracetam in a Patient with Epilepsy, Intellectual Disability and Pervasive Developmental Disorder, 2008

Sovner & Hurley  Four Factors Affecting the Diagnosis of Psychiatric Disorders in Mentally Retarded Persons.  Psychiatric Aspects of Mental Retardation Reviews. 1986

Stoops, Hess, Scott, Tolan, Gallucci & Brierley-Bowers.  Training Competency to Stand Trial in an Individual With Intellectual Disability and Behavioral Health Concerns, 2007

Valicenti-McDermott & Demb. Foster Care: Are There Differences in the Cognitive and Psychiatric Characteristics of Young Children with Developmental Disabilities in Kinship vs. Non-Kinship Homes? 2008

Wadsworth & Harper. The Identification of Psychotic and Affective Symptoms in Adults With Prader-Willi Syndrome, 2003

Wilson. A Four-Stage Model for Management of Borderline Personality Disorder in  People With Mental Retardation, 2001


Winterrowd, E.,  Hepburn, S., Kimmel, L.K., Reite, M.L., & Rojas, D.C.  Relationship of psychiatric disorders to measures of child function in parents of children with autism.  2008.





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