Eating and feeding difficulties in patients with intellectual and developmental disabilities: Four cases

Gerard Galluchi, Arnold E. Andersen, Florence Hackerman, Francis M. Mondimore

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Abstract

Eating problems in patients with intellectual or developmental disabilities represent unique challenges for the clinician. We present four cases of eating problems in patients with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The cases illustrate the complexity of these eating problems when associated with cognitive and/or developmental disabilities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)114-119
Number of pages6
JournalMental Health Aspects of Developmental Disabilities
Volume6
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jul 1 2003

Keywords

  • Developmental disability
  • Eating disorders
  • Intellectual disability
  • Mental retardation
  • Pica
  • Prader-Willi syndrome
  • Psychiatric disorder
  • Rumination

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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