Basic considerations in mental retardation: a preliminary report.
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Basic considerations in mental retardation: a preliminary report.

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Published in New York .
Written in English


  • Mental retardation.

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SeriesGroup for the Advancement of Psychiatry. Report -- no. 43., Report (Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry : 1984) -- no. 43.
The Physical Object
Pagination5-25 p.
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17767169M

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Basic Considerations in Mental Retardation: A Preliminary Report, For the Advancement of Psychiatry, New York (). Abstract. MENTAL RETARDATION is one of our major health, welfare, social, and vocational problems. It is the most common handicapping condition of childhood and an important cause of unemployment among adults. Its implications reach far beyond the usual focus of the physician's practice. Diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation involve a number of medical specialties and, in addition, . Evidence on the adult adaptation of individuals with mild mental retardation (MMR) is sparse, and knowledge of the factors associated with more and less successful functioning in MMR samples yet. Mental health, human rights & legislation A global human rights emergency in mental health. We are facing a global human rights emergency in mental health. All over the world people with mental disabilities experience a wide range of human rights violations.