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Developing a mental health promotion booklet for young people with learning disabilities.

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Taggart, Laurence and McKendry, Linda (2009) Developing a mental health promotion booklet for young people with learning disabilities. Learning Disability Practice, 12 (10). pp. 27-32. [Journal article]

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Abstract

Little has been published about mental healthpromotion literature for young people with learningdisabilities. The aim of this study was to develop amental health promotion booklet developed by youngpeople with learning disabilities for young peoplewith learning disabilities. A qualitative methodologyusing four focus groups with young people withlearning disabilities was employed, repeatedfive-times over a six-month period. The young peopleidentified the six key themes to be addressed in thebooklet with accompanying colourful and energeticpictures. This lively booklet is a valued resource forpractitioners in the field of learning disabilities.

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Nursing
Research Institutes and Groups:Institute of Nursing and Health Research
Institute of Nursing and Health Research > Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
ID Code:6508
Deposited By:Dr Laurence Taggart
Deposited On:02 Feb 2010 11:46
Last Modified:23 Jul 2012 15:15

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