Majority of challenging behaviours in people with learning disabilities not underpinned by psychiatric disorders says screening study

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The PAS-ADD (Psychiatric Assessment Schedule for Adults with a Developmental Disability) checklist is a 25 item questionnaire which uses non technical language and was designed to be used by support staff and families. The thinking was that it was these groups of people who spent the most time with the disabled person and so would [read the full story…]