Interviewing and Evaluating Patients With Intellectual Disability
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 15, Number 9&10, September 2017
Julie Gentile, MD
Professor of psychiatry at the Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University. Project director for Ohio’s Coordinating Center of Excellence in Mental Illness & Intellectual Disability
Dr. Gentile has disclosed that she has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Psychotherapy is all about communicating, yet people with intellectual disability often have significant limitations in their communication skills, depending on their level of cognitive functioning. Is it possible for us to help these patients? If so, how? Julie Gentile, MD (www.juliegentile.com) has been looking at these questions for 20 years.