Positive beliefs held by adolescents about people with learning disabilities may mask underlying hostile attitudes

There is sparse evidence for the efficacy and safety of antipsychotics in people with learning disabilities.

Inclusion is at the heart of national policy relating to the support of people with learning disabilities, but there is little research available into the attitudes of the general public to people with learning disabilities. The researchers in this study were interested in particular in the how young people from White British and South Asian [read the full story…]

Little is known about public attitudes to people with learning disabilities from current research

There is sparse evidence for the efficacy and safety of antipsychotics in people with learning disabilities.

National policy relating to the support of people with learning disabilities has social inclusion as a key aim. The success of this aim is affected by the response of the general public. The author of this review set out to look at general population based research into awareness, attitudes and beliefs regarding learning disabilities from [read the full story…]