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For people with Down syndrome, family members, caregivers and professionals.
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Abstract: Purpose: An entity of regression in Down syndrome (DS) exists that affects adolescents and young adults and differs from autism spectrum disorder and Alzheimer disease. M
This handout gives examples of things you can do when you get angry.
This handout can be used to make a plan for what to do when you get angry.
Abstract Background : The specific distribution of cancers in Down syndrome (DS) calls into question the validity of screening policies for cancer surveillance as implemented for the general populatio
This handout describes things that our bodies may feel or do when we are anxious, angry, or stressed.
This handout describes things that our bodies may feel or do when we are happy.
This visual uses a volcano to describe how our emotions can escalate.
Abstract Objective: The goal is to expand our knowledge of catatonia occurring in adolescents and young adults with Down syndrome (DS) by describing the first prospective, consecutive, well-
Abstract: Background: Women with Down syndrome have a lower breast cancer risk and significantly lower life expectancies than women without Down syndrome. Therefore, it is not clear whether
This visual shares information about managing emotions with pictures of a woman.
This visual shares information about managing emotions with pictures of a man.
"I" statements can be used to share how you feel in a clear and non-confrontational way.
This is an article published in The Habilitative Mental Healthcare Newsletter in 1996.
This article was originally shared in the Down Syndrome Ireland Magazine in the summer of 2010.
This handout gives suggestions for ways to manage stress. It corresponds to the Tips for Dealing with Stress video.
This visual shares tips for stopping the spread of germs that make you and others sick.
This visual shows pictures of different emotions we might feel.
Abstract: Introduction: Comorbid psychiatric disorders are common in Down syndrome (DS). Evidence for pharmacotherapy of psychiatric co-morbidity in DS is limited. Areas covered: This articl
Abstract The immune surveillance theory of cancer posits that the body's immune system detects and destroys randomly occurring malignant cells. This theory is based on the observation of the i
We all experience stress in our lives. What causes stress and how stress is managed varies from person-to-person. In the video below, Cindy and Nora describe stress and share tips
Abstract Purpose: The aim of this study was to investigate cancer incidence in a large cohort of persons with Down syndrome. Methods: Down syndrome was identified from th
Abstract: This study examined mammogram reports of women with Down syndrome (DS) treated in the largest medical facility specifically serving adults with DS in the United States. Records of 684 women
Abstract Objective: The main aim of this case series report is to alert physicians to the occurrence of catatonia in Down syndrome (DS). A second aim is to stimulate the study of regression
Abstract: Objectives: We assessed the diagnostic accuracy of the anti-tissue transglutaminase IgA antibody (tTG-IgA) test compared to esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) in adults wit
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