Mental health

Healthy Ageing - Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Women's Health and Related Issues

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Authors:
WHO and the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities (IASSID)

Publication details

Number of pages: 22
Publication date: 2000
Languages: English
WHO reference number: WHO/MSD/HPS/MDP/00.6

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Overview

This report focuses on issues which are important for the health of women with intellectual and developmental disabilities as they grow older and age. It is designed to explore factors related to well-being and quality of life for women, to examine and define sex-linked differences in their life experiences and opportunities and to define their distinctive vulnerabilities -including research on health status and access to health care.