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For people with Down syndrome, family members, caregivers and professionals.
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Abstract Purpose of Review: People with Down syndrome represent the world's largest population with a genetic risk for Alzheimer's disease. This review will provide a short s
This handout describes strategies that we can use to help us calm down when we are angry, anxious, or stressed.
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. Me
This handout can be used to make a plan for what to do when you get angry.
This handout gives examples of things you can 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 happy.
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 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 a poster that describes a small chart review study on Alzheimer's disease and Down syndrome done at the Adult Down Syndrome Center.
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 visual shows pictures of different emotions we might feel.
This handout gives suggestions for ways to manage stress. It corresponds to the Tips for Dealing with Stress video.
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
Abstract Down syndrome (DS) is a clinical syndrome comprising typical facial features and various physical and intellectual disabilities due to extra genetic material on chromosome 21, with one in eve
Abstract Adults with Down syndrome (DS) represent a unique population who are in need of clinical guidelines to address their medical care. The United States Preventive Service Task Force (USPSTF) has
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 Alzheimer's disease (AD) may affect in excess of 90% of individuals with Down syndrome (DS) after age 60, due to duplication of the APP gene in trisomy of chromosome 21, with neuropat
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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