Substance Use Disorders

Joanne E.L. VanDerNagel, Neomi van Duijvenbode, Robert Didden

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People with intellectual disabilities are at risk for substance use disorders. There has been an increasing awareness for this problem in the past decades. This chapter presents the prevalence of substance-use disorders among individuals with intellectual disabilities, risk factors and means to assess and rehabilitate these persons in the context of the available research literature.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbook of Intellectual Disabilities
Subtitle of host publicationIntegrating Theory, Research, and Practice
EditorsJohnny L. Matson
Place of PublicationCham
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-030-20843-1
ISBN (Print)978-3-030-20845-5, 978-3-030-20842-4
Publication statusPublished - 2019
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameAutism and Child Psychopathology Series
ISSN (Print)2192-922X
ISSN (Electronic)2192-9238


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