Impacto del tipo de residencia y salud mental en la conducta de personas con discapacidad intelectual

  1. María Begoña Medina Gómez
  2. María Isabel García Alonso
  3. Elvira Mercado Val
International Journal of Developmental and Educational Psychology: INFAD. Revista de Psicología

ISSN: 0214-9877

Year of publication: 2015


Volume: 2

Issue: 1

Pages: 355-364

Type: Article

DOI: 10.17060/IJODAEP.2015.N1.V2.36 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

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This paper describes the analysis of how the type of residential living situation and the type of mental health influence adaptive and non-adaptive behaviors of people with intellectual disabilities. The study was conducted with 188 adults, aged between 23 and 69, with disabilities, who were living in a public institution, Fundación Aspanias (Burgos).The analysis was based on the inventory for the Services Planning and the Individual Programming, ICAP (Bruinink, et al., 1986; Montero, 1993) which includes scales for the evaluation of adaptive behavior and behavioral problems. Results suggest that people who live in supervised apartments have more personal and community skills than those who live with their family or in public institutions. Also, those living in public institutions present more non-adaptive behaviors than those living in communities. In general, the presence of a single mental illness does not seem to affect either the adaptive behavior nor the non-adaptive behavior, but mental illness does affect these behaviors when there are more than two diagnoses because of major behavioral problems.

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