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Physical ill health, disability, dependence and depression: Results from the 2007 national survey of psychiatric morbidity among adults in England

Howard Meltzer, Ph.D., Paul Bebbington, Ph.D., F.R.C.P., F.R.C.Psych., Traolach Brugha, M.D., F.R.C.Psych., Sally McManus, M.Sc., Dheeraj Rai, M.D., M.R.C.Psych., Michael S. Dennis, M.D., M.R.C.Psych., Rachel Jenkins, M.D. (Cantab), F.R.C.Psych. Disability and Health Journal, April 2012 Volume 5, Issue 2, Pages 87–101DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2012.02.001   Abstract Background The relationship between physical ill health, disability, and depression is not straightforward. […]

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Promoting Community Independence for Veterans with Disabilities

AAHD has joined the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) efforts supporting proposed legislation to promote community independence for veterans with disabilities. The October 31 letter is here: PDF.

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Evaluation of an Activities of Daily Living Scale for Adolescents and Adults With Developmental Disabilities

Activity limitations are an important and useful dimension of disability, but there are few validated measures of activity limitations for adolescents and adults with developmental disabilities. This evaluation set out to describe the development of the Waisman Activities of Daily Living (W-ADL) Scale for adolescents and adults with developmental disabilities, and systematically evaluate its measurement […]

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