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For people with Down syndrome, family members, caregivers and professionals.
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This handout describes things that our bodies may feel or do when we are anxious, angry, or stressed.
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 m
This is a visual support that is based on the Skin Care video featuring Molly and Peter.
This visual shares information about managing emotions with pictures of a man.
This visual shares information about managing emotions with pictures of a woman.
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 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 article
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
In this video, Tim and Jim discuss and demonstrate the basic steps for shaving with and cleaning an electric razor. If this video was helpful, you may be interested in the Activiti
Dry skin is more common in people with Down syndrome. In the video below, Mary and June talk about dry skin and tips for managing it. Additional resources can be found in the Skin and Hair section of
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
In this video, Molly and Peter share information about proper skin care. A corresponding visual handout can be found at this link .
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 a
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 The term dual-diagnosis refers to a person with mental retardation and psychiatric disorder. Most children with Down syndrome (DS) do not have a psychiatric or neurobehavioral disorder. Curre
The article below was published in the July/August 1997 edition of Disability Solutions. It is republished with permission. A PDF copy of the article can be downloaded at this link
This is an article written by Brian Chicoine in Success Stories in Developmental Disabilities. Vol II. edited by Dale Antanitus and published in 1993.
Please note: The information on this site is for educational purposes only and is not intended to serve as a substitute for a medical, psychiatric, mental health, or behavioral evaluation, diagnosis, or treatment plan by a qualified professional. We recommend you review the educational material with your health providers regarding the specifics of your health care needs.
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