Neuropsychology and Mild to Borderline Intellectual Disability
A pilot study in young adult probationers (full text only available in Dutch)
- How can young adults under probation supervision be described regarding the characteristics of an MBID?
- How can young adults under probation supervision be described regarding neuropsychological factors?
- Which guidelines for practice and research can be formulated based on the findings from questions 1 and 2?
- Platje, E., Kooistra, M., Zaalberg, A., Kogel, C.H. de
- Place of publication:
- The Hague
- Year of publication:
- Cahiers 2019-12
Young adults are overrepresented in the criminal justice system and reoffend the most. This group, however, has very diverse backgrounds and problems. Some, for example, have a mild to borderline intellectual disability (MBID). MBID is a disability characterized by significant limitations in both intellectual functioning (the IQ-score is between 50 and 85) and in adaptive behaviour, which covers many everyday social and practical skills.
The aim of this pilot study is to provide a description of the neuropsychological and MBID characteristics of young adult probationers. Additionally, the aim is to provide a basis for guidelines for interpersonal approach and intervention in probation prac-tice, as well as for follow-up research. This leads to the following research questions:
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