Mental Retardation: Nature, Cause, and Management

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Psychology Press, 1999 - Social Science - 497 pages
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This new edition revisits the major issues affecting individuals with mental retardation, those personally responsible for their education and well being, and society at large. The 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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Contents

Personality and Mental Retardation
61
Chromosomal
95
Chromosomes and Mental Retardation
101
Genes and Mental Retardation
124
Summary
150
Perinatal Hazards
170
Major Neurological Disorders Often Associated with
183
Summary
200
lntroduction to Services and Supports
238
Services and Supports to Children and Youth
257
Services and Supports to Adults
306
1ts Nature
359
Psychiatric Disorders in Mental Retardation
396
Related Developmental Disorders
420
Summary
429
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