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Medical dimensions of mental retardation

by Frank J. Menolascino

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Mental retardation,
  • Mental retardation -- Genetic aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementby Frank J. Menolascino and Michael L. Egger.
    ContributionsEgger, Michael L., 1949- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC570 .M36
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 477 p. :
    Number of Pages477
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4886162M
    ISBN 100803209002
    LC Control Number76016503
    OCLC/WorldCa2202596

      Mental retardation: The condition of having an IQ measured as below 70 to 75 and significant delays or lacks in at least two areas of adaptive skills. Mental retardation is present from childhood. Between 2 and 3 percent of the general population meet the criteria for mental retardation. Moderate mental retardation is defined by a tested IQ of between 35 to 40 and 50 to Severe mental retardation is defined by a tested IQ of between 20 to 25 and 35 to Profound mental retardation is defined by a tested IQ of less than 20 to • Approximately 70% of cases of severe to profound mental retardation have a known cause. •.

    Penrose went on to identify and study many of the genetic and chromosomal causes of mental retardation (then called mental deficiency). This body of work culminated in the book, The Biology of Mental Defect (Sidgwick and Jackson, Ltd., London, UK, ). Penrose was a central figure in British medical genetics following World War mater: St. John's College, Cambridge. Intellectual disability (ID), also known as general learning disability and mental retardation (MR), is a generalized neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by significantly impaired intellectual and adaptive is defined by an IQ un in addition to deficits in two or more adaptive behaviors that affect everyday, general lty: Psychiatry, pediatrics.

    Classification of Mental Retardation Mental Retardation: Development of an International Classification Scheme MENTAL RETARDATION is a universal phenomenon. It occurs, with varying degrees of frequency, in families from all walks of life in both developed and . Review of Children with Mental Retardation "A book for parents of children with mild to moderate mental retardation, whether or not they have a diagnosed syndrome or condition. It provides a complete and compassionate introduction to their child's medical, therapeutic, and educational needs, and discusses the emotional impact on the s: 5.


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Medical dimensions of mental retardation. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Menolascino, Frank J., Medical dimensions of mental retardation. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Carter, Charles H. Medical aspects of mental retardation. Springfield, Ill., Thomas [] (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Carter, Charles H.

Medical aspects of mental retardation. Springfield, Ill.: Thomas, © (OCoLC) ICD GUIDE FOR MENTAL RETARDATION Page categories of mild (F), moderate (F), and severe (F and F) depressive episode should be used only for a single (first) depressive episode.

Further depressive episodes should be classified under one of the subdivisions of recurrent depressive disorder (F). Mental Retardation in America includes essays with a wide range of authors who approach the problems of retardation from many differing points of view.

This work is divided into five sections, each following in chronological order the major changes in the treatment of people classified as retarded. An Introduction to Neurology. This book covers the following topics: The Nervous Functions, The Neuron, The Reflex Circuits, The General Physiology of the Nervous System, General Anatomy and Subdivision of the Nervous System, Spinal Cord and Its Nerves, Medulla Oblongata and Cerebellum, The Cerebrum, General Somatic Systems of Conduction Paths, Auditory Apparatus, Sympathetic Nervous System.

prevalence of severe mental retardation is about 3 per population and 30 per for mild mental Medical dimensions of mental retardation book (Harper, ). A number of environmental, genetic or multiple factors can cause mental retardation.

It is also believed that behavioural or societal factors such as poverty, malnutrition, maternal drug and. Medical Book Genetics and Mental Retardation Syndromes Four major syndromes - Down, Williams, Fragile X and Prader-Willi - and several lesser-known syndromes are covered, with in-depth information on genetic causes, physical and medical features, speech and language issues, prevalence, cognitive profiles and adaptive and maladaptive behaviours.

(shelved 2 times as mental-retardation) avg rating — 1, ratings — published The National Institute on Mental Retardation has published this text to support the current growing interest in normalization concepts and fuller integration of the retarded into the community.

This concept is currently having a major impact on the pattern of programming in a number of by: Inthe New York Academy of Medicine and the Medico-Psychological Association compiled the first edition of the Statistical Manual for Mental Diseases, which was also adopted by the American Neurological Association.

The Statistical Manual went through several editions between and Comprised of twenty-seven chapters on various aspects of development, this handbook provides a timely, comprehensive guide to understanding mental retardation and : $ This book reviews theoretical and empirical work in the developmental approach to mental retardation.

Armed with methods derived from the study of typically developing children, developmentalists have recently learned about the mentally retarded child's own development in a variety of areas.

These areas now encompass many aspects of cognition, language, social and adaptive functioning, as well. Intellectual disability (ID) describes a heterogeneous group of conditions characterized by low or very low intelligence and deficits in adaptive behaviors without reference to etiology. Mental Retardation 10 39 More than Indian Education Commission, The Indian Education Commission, made a clear mention of the presence of only 27 schools for persons with mental retardation in the entire country at that time.

Intraining teachers to teach personsFile Size: KB. The market-leading text, Mental Retardation, Sixth Edition, continues to provide educators with timely information about the causes and characteristics of individuals with mental retardation across the lifespan.

Changes to the new edition: A new chapter on assistive technology covers strategies and current trends in the field, benefits of assistive technology, related legislation and policy Reviews: 1. Intellectual disability (ID), also known as general learning disability and mental retardation (MR), is a generalized neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by significantly impaired intellectual and adaptive functioning.

It is defined by an IQ un in addition to deficits in two or more adaptive. Menolascino FJ, Egger ML: Medical Dimensions of Mental Retardation. Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press, Google ScholarCited by: 4.

Genetic: Over 30% of mental retardation is attributed to children are likely to suffer from problems such as Down Syndrome and fragile X syndrome. Head Trauma: A severe head injury can cause inflammation in the can change the mental state of the child and lead to difficulties in memory, attention and : Deboshree Bhattacharjee.

Intellectual disability is a condition in which your brain doesn’t develop properly or function within the normal range. Learn about symptoms and causes. Book, Workbook, and Forms Set: Mental Retardation: Definition, Classification, and Systems of Supports - ISBN State of the States in Developmental Disabilities - ISBN Sincethe American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) has been providing worldwide leadership in the field of s: Deborah M.

Spitalnik, Ruth Luckasson, Robert L. Schalock.mental retardation, below average level of intellectual functioning, usually defined by an IQ of below 70 to 75, combined with limitations in the skills necessary for daily living.

Daily living skills include such things as communication, the ability to care for oneself, and the ability to work.International Review of Research in Mental Retardation (Volume 25): Medicine & Health Science Books @ Skip to main content Try Prime.