Mental Retardation: Nature, Cause, and Management
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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Personality and Mental Retardation
Chromosomes and Mental Retardation
Genes and Mental Retardation
Major Neurological Disorders Often Associated with
lntroduction to Services and Supports
Services and Supports to Children and Youth
Services and Supports to Adults
Psychiatric Disorders in Mental Retardation
Related Developmental Disorders
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