International Review of Research in Mental Retardation

Series Editor:

  • Laraine Glidden, St. Mary's College of Maryland, USA

International Review of Research in Mental Retardation is an ongoing scholarly look at research into the causes, effects, classification systems, syndromes, etc. of mental retardation. Contributors come from wide-ranging perspectives, including genetics, psychology, education, and other health and behavioral sciences.
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Audience

Researchers and graduate students in psychology and sociology.

 

Book information

  • Published: March 2001
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-366224-8

Reviews

"This book is highly detailed and heavily referenced."
Praise for the Series, --BIOSIS


"Belongs on the shelves of every serious student and researcher whose focal interest is the retarded."
--JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY
"Practically every article is of interest for psychologists who are involved with mental retardation."
--CONTEMPORARY PSYCHOLOGY



Table of Contents

Contributors.Preface.Self-Determination and Mental Retardation, M.L. Wehmeyer.International Quality of Life: Current Conceptual, Measurement, and Implementation Issues, K.D. Keith.Measuring Quality of Life and Quality of Services through Personal Outcome Measures: Implications for Public Policy, J. Gardner, D.T. Carran, and S. Nudler.Credulity and Gullibility in People with Developmental Disorders: A Framework for Future Research, S. Greenspan, G. Loughlin, and R.S. Black.Criminal Victimization of Persons with Mental Retardation: The Influence of Interpersonal Competence on Risk, T. Nettelbeck and C. Wilson.The Parent with Mental Retardation, S. Holburn, T. Perkins, and P. Vietze.Psychiatric Disorders in Adults with Mental Retardation, S. Moss.Development and Evaluation of Innovative Residential Services for People with Severe Intellectual Disability and Serious Challenging Behavior, J. Mansell, P. McGill, and E. Emerson.The Mysterious Myth of Attention Deficits and Other Defect Stories: Contemporary Issues in the Developmental Approach to Mental Retardation, J.A. Burack, D.W. Evans, C. Klaiman, and G. Iarocci.Guiding Visual Attention in Individuals with Mental Retardation, R.W. Serna and M.T. Carlin.Index.