A meeting of minds
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A meeting of minds

Steve Hardy Training Co-ordinator, Anne Faulkner RMN, Practice Development Facilitator
Steve Higgins Senior Tutor, Estia Centre, Guy’s Hospital, London

Steve Hardy and colleagues invite LDP readers to join the newly formed Mental Health in Learning Disabilities Nurses Forum

By virtue of their disability, people with learning disabilities are vulnerable to developing mental health problems (Hardy and Bouras 2002). Prevalence rates of mental health problems among those with learning disabilities have recently been found to be roughly the same as in the general population, though higher rates of schizophrenia and phobic anxiety were reported (Deb et al 2001).

Learning Disability Practice. 6, 9, 21-21. doi: 10.7748/ldp.6.9.21.s15

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