E Emerson

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Affiliation: Lancaster University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Contribution of socioeconomic position to health inequalities of British children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities
    Eric Emerson
    Institute for Health Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster, United Kingdom
    Am J Ment Retard 112:140-50. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Variations in the social inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities in supported living schemes and residential settings
    R McConkey
    Institute of Nursing Research, University of Ulster, Newtonabbey, Northern Ireland corrected UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 51:207-17. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic disadvantage, social participation and networks and the self-rated health of English men and women with mild and moderate intellectual disabilities: cross sectional survey
    Eric Emerson
    Institute for Health Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
    Eur J Public Health 18:31-7. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Poverty and people with intellectual disabilities
    Eric Emerson
    Institute for Health Research, Lancaster University, United Kingdom
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 13:107-13. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Mental health of children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities in Britain
    Eric Emerson
    Institute for Health Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 191:493-9. 2007
  6. doi request reprint The developmental health of children of parents with intellectual disabilities: Cross sectional study
    Eric Emerson
    Centre for Disability Research and Policy, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2141, Australia Electronic address
    Res Dev Disabil 35:917-21. 2014
  7. doi request reprint The self-rated health of British adults with intellectual disability
    Eric Emerson
    Centre for Disability Research, Lancaster University, UK Centre for Disability Research and Policy, University of Sydney, Australia Electronic address
    Res Dev Disabil 35:591-6. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Health behaviours and mental health status of parents with intellectual disabilities: cross sectional study
    E Emerson
    Centre for Disability Research and Policy, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2141, Australia Electronic address
    Public Health 127:1111-6. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Anti-social behaviour and police contact among 13- to 15-year-old English adolescents with and without mild/moderate intellectual disability
    Eric Emerson
    Centre for Disability Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
    J Appl Res Intellect Disabil 26:362-9. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Commentary: Childhood exposure to environmental adversity and the well-being of people with intellectual disabilities
    E Emerson
    Centre for Disability Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 57:589-600. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint Contribution of socioeconomic position to health inequalities of British children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities
    Eric Emerson
    Institute for Health Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster, United Kingdom
    Am J Ment Retard 112:140-50. 2007
    ..We concluded that socioeconomic disadvantage may account for a significant proportion of the increased risk for poorer health and mental health of children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities...
  2. ncbi request reprint Variations in the social inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities in supported living schemes and residential settings
    R McConkey
    Institute of Nursing Research, University of Ulster, Newtonabbey, Northern Ireland corrected UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 51:207-17. 2007
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic disadvantage, social participation and networks and the self-rated health of English men and women with mild and moderate intellectual disabilities: cross sectional survey
    Eric Emerson
    Institute for Health Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
    Eur J Public Health 18:31-7. 2008
    ..Extremely high rates of mortality and morbidity have been reported among people with intellectual disabilities. Virtually no research has addressed the potential social determinants of health status within this very vulnerable population...
  4. ncbi request reprint Poverty and people with intellectual disabilities
    Eric Emerson
    Institute for Health Research, Lancaster University, United Kingdom
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 13:107-13. 2007
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Mental health of children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities in Britain
    Eric Emerson
    Institute for Health Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 191:493-9. 2007
    ..Few studies have employed formal diagnostic criteria to determine the prevalence of psychiatric disorders in contemporaneous samples of children with and without intellectual disabilities...
  6. doi request reprint The developmental health of children of parents with intellectual disabilities: Cross sectional study
    Eric Emerson
    Centre for Disability Research and Policy, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2141, Australia Electronic address
    Res Dev Disabil 35:917-21. 2014
    ..However, there were no significant associations between parental intellectual disability and child behaviour problems or frequent accidents and injuries. ..
  7. doi request reprint The self-rated health of British adults with intellectual disability
    Eric Emerson
    Centre for Disability Research, Lancaster University, UK Centre for Disability Research and Policy, University of Sydney, Australia Electronic address
    Res Dev Disabil 35:591-6. 2014
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Health behaviours and mental health status of parents with intellectual disabilities: cross sectional study
    E Emerson
    Centre for Disability Research and Policy, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2141, Australia Electronic address
    Public Health 127:1111-6. 2013
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Anti-social behaviour and police contact among 13- to 15-year-old English adolescents with and without mild/moderate intellectual disability
    Eric Emerson
    Centre for Disability Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
    J Appl Res Intellect Disabil 26:362-9. 2013
    ..To estimate whether any differences could be attributable to differences in exposure to extraneous risk factors...
  10. doi request reprint Commentary: Childhood exposure to environmental adversity and the well-being of people with intellectual disabilities
    E Emerson
    Centre for Disability Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 57:589-600. 2013
    ..This paper attempts to apply this knowledge to research aimed at understanding and improving the health and well-being of people with intellectual disabilities...
  11. doi request reprint Lower well-being of young Australian adults with self-reported disability reflects their poorer living conditions rather than health issues
    Eric Emerson
    Australian Family and Disabilities Studies Research Collaboration, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006
    Aust N Z J Public Health 36:176-82. 2012
    ..To determine the extent to which the lower well-being of young Australians with disabilities could be accounted for by increased rates of exposure to adversity and reduced access to personal, economic, social and community resources...
  12. doi request reprint Deprivation, ethnicity and the prevalence of intellectual and developmental disabilities
    Eric Emerson
    Centre for Disability Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:218-24. 2012
    ..However, information on the association between area deprivation, ethnicity and other forms of intellectual and developmental disabilities are inconclusive...
  13. doi request reprint Self-reported well-being of women and men with intellectual disabilities in England
    Eric Emerson
    Lancaster University, UK
    Am J Ment Retard 113:143-55. 2008
    ..For men, there was no association between marital status and well-being. Relationships with friends who also had intellectual disabilities appeared to be protective against feeling helpless...
  14. doi request reprint Predictors of the persistence of conduct difficulties in children with cognitive delay
    Eric Emerson
    University of Sydney, Australia
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 52:1184-94. 2011
    ..Little is known about predictors of the persistence of conduct difficulties in the pre-adolescent period in this high-risk group...
  15. doi request reprint Health status and health risks of the "hidden majority" of adults with intellectual disability
    Eric Emerson
    Centre for Disability Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4TY, United Kingdom
    Intellect Dev Disabil 49:155-65. 2011
    ..In addition, they are more likely to be exposed to some known social determinants of poorer health (greater material hardship, greater neighborhood deprivation, reduced community, and social participation)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic position, household composition, health status and indicators of the well-being of mothers of children with and without intellectual disabilities
    E Emerson
    Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 50:862-73. 2006
    ..Our aim was to estimate the extent to which these differences may be accounted for by between-group differences in socio-economic position...
  17. ncbi request reprint Poverty, socio-economic position, social capital and the health of children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities in Britain: a replication
    E Emerson
    Institute for Health Research, Lancaster, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 51:866-74. 2007
    ..Conclusions A socially and statistically significant proportion of the increased risk of poorer health among children and adolescents with IDs may be attributed to their increased risk of socio-economic disadvantage...
  18. doi request reprint Emotional and behavioural difficulties in young children with and without developmental delay: a bi-national perspective
    Eric Emerson
    Division of Health Research, Lancaster University, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 51:583-93. 2010
    ..Little is known about nature of the relationship between cognitive development and psychopathology in very young children...
  19. doi request reprint The mental health of young children with intellectual disabilities or borderline intellectual functioning
    Eric Emerson
    Centre for Disability Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YT, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:579-87. 2010
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  20. doi request reprint Overweight and obesity in 3- and 5-year-old children with and without developmental delay
    E Emerson
    Centre for Disability Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA14YT, UK
    Public Health 123:130-3. 2009
    ..To determine rates of obesity in nationally representative samples of 3- and 5-year-old children with and without developmental delay in the UK...
  21. doi request reprint The social context of parenting 3-year-old children with developmental delay in the UK
    E Emerson
    Division of Health Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4YT, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 35:63-70. 2009
    ..The aim of the present paper is to provide information on the circumstances in which 3-year-old children at risk of intellectual or developmental disability are growing up in the UK...
  22. doi request reprint Self-reported exposure to disablism is associated with poorer self-reported health and well-being among adults with intellectual disabilities in England: a cross-sectional survey
    E Emerson
    Centre for Disability Research, Lancaster University, Alexandra Sq, Lancaster LA1 4YT, UK University of Sydney, Australia
    Public Health 124:682-9. 2010
    ..To determine the association between exposure to disablism and the health and well-being of adults with intellectual disabilities...
  23. doi request reprint The mental health of Australian mothers and fathers of young children at risk of disability
    Eric Emerson
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 32:53-9. 2008
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  24. doi request reprint Poverty transitions among families supporting a child with intellectual disability
    Eric Emerson
    Centre for Disability Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
    J Intellect Dev Disabil 35:224-34. 2010
    ..Little is known about child disability and dynamic aspects of poverty...
  25. ncbi request reprint Household income and health status in children and adolescents in Britain
    Eric Emerson
    Institute for Health Research, Lancaster University, UK
    Eur J Public Health 16:354-60. 2006
    ..There is some evidence that adolescence represents a period of 'relative equalisation' of health inequalities. Our aim was to examine the association between inequalities in household income and health in childhood and adolescence...
  26. ncbi request reprint Quality and costs of supported living residences and group homes in the United Kingdom
    E Emerson
    Institute for Health Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster, England
    Am J Ment Retard 106:401-15. 2001
    ..These residents were considered at less risk of abuse...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents with and without intellectual disability
    E Emerson
    Institute for Health Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 47:51-8. 2003
    ..There have been very few population-based studies of the prevalence of psychiatric disorders among children and adolescents with and without intellectual disability (ID)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Mothers of children and adolescents with intellectual disability: social and economic situation, mental health status, and the self-assessed social and psychological impact of the child's difficulties
    E Emerson
    Institute for Health Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 47:385-99. 2003
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  29. ncbi request reprint Predicting the persistence of severe self-injurious behavior
    E Emerson
    Hester Adrian Research Centre, University of Manchester, England, UK
    Res Dev Disabil 22:67-75. 2001
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  30. ncbi request reprint Emotional and behavioural needs of children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities in an urban conurbation
    E Emerson
    Institute for Health Research, Lancaster University, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 49:16-24. 2005
    ..The aims of the present study were to add to this body of knowledge by identifying factors associated with emotional and behavioural needs among a sample of children with ID drawn from a large urban conurbation...
  31. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of challenging behaviors: a total population study
    E Emerson
    Hester Adrian Research Centre, University of Manchester, England, UK
    Res Dev Disabil 22:77-93. 2001
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Underweight, obesity and exercise among adults with intellectual disabilities in supported accommodation in Northern England
    E Emerson
    Institute for Health Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4YT, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 49:134-43. 2005
    ..Significant deviation from normal weight (obesity and underweight) and lack of physical exercise have been identified as three of the most significant global behavioural risks to health...
  33. ncbi request reprint Self-reported smoking and alcohol use among adolescents with intellectual disabilities
    Eric Emerson
    Lancaster University, UK
    J Intellect Disabil 9:58-69. 2005
    ..Alcohol use was associated with less punitive child management practices and carer mental health. Results are discussed in the context of health promotion...
  34. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with staff stress and work satisfaction in services for people with intellectual disability
    C Hatton
    Hester Adrian Research Centre, University of Manchester, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 43:253-67. 1999
    ..The models of general distress, job strain and work satisfaction empirically derived in the present study confirm and extend previous research in this area. The implications for organizations and future research are discussed...
  35. ncbi request reprint Organizational culture and staff outcomes in services for people with intellectual disabilities
    C Hatton
    Hester Adrian Research Centre, University of Manchester, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 43:206-18. 1999
    ..This theory was largely supported by findings of the present study. The implications for practice and for future research are discussed...
  36. ncbi request reprint The adaptive behavior scale-residential and community (part I): towards the development of a short form
    C Hatton
    Institute for Health Research, Lancaster University, UK
    Res Dev Disabil 22:273-88. 2001
    ..75-0.89; percentage agreement 82%-92%). It is concluded that the SABS is a potentially useful research tool, although further work is clearly needed to establish the reliability and cross-cultural validity of the instrument...
  37. ncbi request reprint The quality and costs of residential services for adults with multiple disabilities: a comparative evaluation
    C Hatton
    Hester Adrian Research Centre, University of Manchester, UK
    Res Dev Disabil 16:439-60. 1995
    ..The results of the study are discussed in relation to notions of typical practice and normative standards. The implications of the findings are discussed...
  38. ncbi request reprint Staff stressors and staff outcomes in services for adults with intellectual disabilities: the Staff Stressor Questionnaire
    C Hatton
    Hester Adrian Research Centre, University of Manchester, UK
    Res Dev Disabil 20:269-85. 1999
    ..The SSQ shows promise as a measure for assessing potential stressors for staff in services for people with intellectual disabilities. Further studies to examine the reliability, validity, and utility of the SSQ are recommended...
  39. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with expressed satisfaction among people with intellectual disability receiving residential supports
    N Gregory
    Institute for Health Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 45:279-91. 2001
    ..Variation in the levels of expressed satisfaction was reliably associated with variables relating to the personal characteristics of the interviewees and the nature of the support received...
  40. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with intended staff turnover and job search behaviour in services for people with intellectual disability
    C Hatton
    Institute for Health Research, Lancaster University, Alexandra Square, Lancaster LA1 4YT, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 45:258-70. 2001
    ..The models of staff turnover empirically derived in the present study confirm and extend previous research in this area. The implications for organizations are discussed...
  41. ncbi request reprint Social networks of people with mental retardation in residential settings
    J Robertson
    Institute for Health Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4YT, UK
    Ment Retard 39:201-14. 2001
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  42. ncbi request reprint Environmental opportunities and supports for exercising self-determination in community-based residential settings
    J Robertson
    Institute for Health Research, Lancaster University, England, UK
    Res Dev Disabil 22:487-502. 2001
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint The Resident Choice Scale: a measure to assess opportunities for self-determination in residential settings
    C Hatton
    Institute for Health Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    J Intellect Disabil Res 48:103-13. 2004
    ..A 26-item Resident Choice Scale was designed to assess service practices for promoting resident choice...
  44. doi request reprint Using direct payments to fund short breaks for families with a disabled child
    V Welch
    Centre for Disability Research, School of Health and Medicine, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 38:900-9. 2012
    ..This research examines the characteristics, circumstances and experiences of families who use DPs to fund short breaks with those who use short breaks funded in other ways...
  45. ncbi request reprint Self-reported anti-social behaviour: prevalence and risk factors amongst adolescents with and without intellectual disability
    K Dickson
    Institute for Health Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 49:820-6. 2005
    ..Research has suggested increased risk of anti-social behaviour amongst individuals with intellectual disability (ID)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Person-centred planning: factors associated with successful outcomes for people with intellectual disabilities
    J Robertson
    Institute for Health Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 51:232-43. 2007
    ..The aim of the present paper was to identify factors associated with the probability of delivering a plan and with improvements in outcomes for those who did receive a plan...
  47. ncbi request reprint Treatment and management of challenging behaviours in congregate and noncongregate community-based supported accommodation
    J Robertson
    Institute for Health Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 49:63-72. 2005
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Obesity in young children with intellectual disabilities or borderline intellectual functioning
    Eric Emerson
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Pediatr Obes 5:320-6. 2010
    ..To determine rates and persistence of obesity in nationally representative samples of young Australian children with and without intellectual impairment and to examine the relationship between obesity and socioeconomic disadvantage...
  49. doi request reprint Does socioeconomic position moderate the impact of child behaviour problems on maternal health in South Asian families with a child with intellectual disabilities?
    Chris Hatton
    Centre for Disability Research, Division of Health Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
    J Intellect Dev Disabil 34:10-6. 2009
    ..A recent study found that socioeconomic position may moderate this relationship. This paper examines moderating effects using more diverse indicators of socioeconomic position and parental health and in a cross-cultural context...
  50. ncbi request reprint Quality and costs of community-based residential supports for people with mental retardation and challenging behavior
    Janet Robertson
    Institute for Health Research, Lancaster University, United Kingdom
    Am J Ment Retard 109:332-44. 2004
    ..We also conducted observations in each setting. Results suggest that noncongregate residential supports may be more cost effective than congregate residential supports...
  51. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal analysis of the impact and cost of person-centered planning for people with intellectual disabilities in England
    Janet Robertson
    Lancaster University, Institute for Health Research, UK
    Am J Ment Retard 111:400-16. 2006
    ..The direct training and support cost of introducing person-centered planning was $1,202 per participant; indirect costs were negligible...
  52. doi request reprint Socioeconomic circumstances and risk of psychiatric disorders among parents of children with early cognitive delay
    Eric Emerson
    Lancaster University, Lancaster, United Kingdom
    Am J Intellect Dev Disabil 115:30-42. 2010
    ..These data are consistent with the notion that greater than expected risk for psychiatric disorder among parents of young children with early cognitive delay is related to aspects of the socioeconomic circumstances of families...
  53. doi request reprint Reported goal setting and benefits of person centred planning for people with intellectual disabilities
    Sarah Wigham
    Institute of Health Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
    J Intellect Disabil 12:143-52. 2008
    ..This must surely be the ultimate aim of those seeking to improve the quality of life of people with intellectual disabilities...
  54. doi request reprint The impact of health checks for people with intellectual disabilities: a systematic review of evidence
    J Robertson
    Centre for Disability Research, School of Health and Medicine, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 55:1009-19. 2011
    ..This review summarises evidence on the impact of health checks on the health and well-being of people with ID...
  55. ncbi request reprint The health and social care needs of family carers supporting adults with autistic spectrum disorders
    Dougal Julian Hare
    Academic Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Manchester, Education and Research Building, Wythenshawe Hospital, Southmoor Road, Manchester M23 9LT, UK
    Autism 8:425-44. 2004
    ..Parents also reported a need for more autism-specific intervention and support for adults with ASDs. The study illustrates the continuing and underreported role of families in supporting adults with ASDs...
  56. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of specialized community-based residential supports for people with challenging behaviour
    Laura Golding
    Psychology Services, Bolton, Salford and Trafford Mental Health NHS Trust, Prestwich, Manchester, UK
    J Intellect Disabil 9:145-54. 2005
    ..The implications of these results for service provision and suggestions for future research are discussed...
  57. ncbi request reprint Mothers supporting children with autistic spectrum disorders: social support, mental health status and satisfaction with services
    Jo Bromley
    Central Manchester and Manchester Children s University Hospitals NHS Trust, UK
    Autism 8:409-23. 2004
    ..The study also investigated areas of useful support and areas of unmet need, the latter including care breaks and advice needs...
  58. pmc Estimated prevalence of people with learning disabilities: template for general practice
    Victoria Allgar
    Hull and York Medical School, University of York
    Br J Gen Pract 58:423-8. 2008
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Response to McGrother et al. (Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 46, 299-309) 'The prevalence of intellectual disability among South Asian communities in the UK'
    Eric Emerson
    J Intellect Disabil Res 48:201-2. 2004
  60. doi request reprint Outcomes and costs of community living: semi-independent living and fully staffed group homes
    David Felce
    Cardiff University, School of Medicine, Wales, UK
    Am J Ment Retard 113:87-101. 2008
    ..Costs for semi-independent living were less. On balance, semi-independent living could offer certain cost-effective lifestyle advantages provided that sufficient attention is given to health, living, and financial well-being...
  61. pmc Short form of the developmental behaviour checklist
    John R Taffe
    Centre for Developmental Psychiatry and Psychology, Child Psychiatry Building, Clayton, Australia
    Am J Ment Retard 112:31-9. 2007
    ..The DBC-P24 has low bias and high precision in cross-validation samples and achieves high sensitivity and specificity to full DBC-P based caseness decisions...