People with intellectual disabilities: Emotional needs of children with intellectual disabilities are unidentified

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7471.917 (Published 14 October 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:917
  1. Alka S Ahuja (AhujaAS@Cardiff.ac.uk), specialist registrar in child and adolescent psychiatry
  1. University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff CF14 4XN

    EDITOR—Cooper et al discuss the differing needs of people with intellectual disabilities.1 In recent years health policy documents highlighting the needs of children with intellectual disabilities have been many. Although they recognise the different physical and emotional needs of these children, little is known about this …

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