Table of contents for Mental wellness in adults with Down syndrome : a guide to emotional and behavioral strengths and challenges / Dennis McGuire and Brian Chicoine.

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Table of Contents
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Section 1: Assessment
Chapter 1
Mental Health Assessment
Chapter 2
Assessing the Physical/Mental Health Connection 
Section 2: Issues in Promoting and Addressing Mental Health in Adults 
with Down syndrome
Chapter 3
Family and Community Support
 
Chapter 4
What is Normal?: Understanding ¿Normal,¿ ¿Usual,¿ and ¿Common¿ Behavior in 
People with Down Syndrome
Chapter 5
Memory
Chapter 6
Communication Skills
 
Chapter 7
Self-esteem and Self-image
Chapter 8
Self-talk, Imaginary Friends, and Fantasy Life
Chapter 9
The Groove and Flexibility
Chapter 10
Life Span Issues: ¿Teenage Behavior,¿ Isolation, Withdrawal, Retirement
 
Section 3: Mental Illness
Chapter 11
Mental Illness and Its Precipitants 
Chapter 12
Assessment of Mental Illness
Chapter 13
Treatment Approaches for Mental Illness
Chapter 14
Mood Disorders
Chapter 15
Anxiety
Chapter 16
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, the Pace, and Obsessional Slowness
Chapter 17
Psychotic Illness 
Chapter 18
Refusal to Eat
Chapter 19 
Challenging Behavior
Chapter 20
Self-injurious Behavior 
Chaper 21
Tic Disorders and Repetitive Movements
Chapter 22 
Autism
Chapter 23
Alzheimer Disease
Addendums 
 1. Medication table
 2. Consent form 
 
References
Index 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Down syndrome.