Clin Psychol Rev 2022 Jun 11;96:102178. Epub 2022 Jun 11.
Centre for Educational Development, Appraisal and Research (CEDAR), University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK; Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust, Rainbow Unit, Brooklands Hospital, Marston Green, Birmingham B37 5RY, UK.
Mental imagery is recognised for its role in both psychological distress and wellbeing, with mental imagery techniques increasingly being incorporated into psychological interventions. In this systematic review and narrative synthesis (PROSPERO 2021: CRD42021240930), we identify and evaluate the evidence base for the phenomenon and phenomenology of mental imagery in people with intellectual disabilities, to ascertain the applicability of such interventions for this population. Electronic searches of nine databases and grey literature identified relevant publications. Read More