Year: 1993 Source: British Journal of Medical Psychology, v.66, no.2, (June 1993), p.135-141 SIEC No: 19931048

Cognitive behaviour therapy for depression & its adaptation for people with intellectual disability is reviewed. Two case studies are used to illustrate the clinical applications. All the elements of the therapy were maintained & simplified. Both subjects were able to monitor their feelings of depression & subject 2 also monitored the frequency of suicidal thoughts. Improvements were seen in both cases on the Zung Depression Inventory & daily monitoring of depressive feelings. (14 refs.)