Mental Retardation: Nature, Cause and Management
The new edition of what has been an important book in the field of mental retardation revisits the major issues affecting individuals with mental retardation, those personally responsible for their education and well being, and society-at-large. This authoritative text provides up-to-date material on the major dimensions of the disorder -- its nature, its causes, and its treatment or management.
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The Nature of Mental Retardation
Personality Mental Retardation and Related
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