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International Review of Research in Mental Retardation

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.

Audience
Academic researchers in developmental and cognitive psychology, as well as neuropsychology.

Hardbound, 385 Pages

Published: September 2004

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-366229-3

Reviews

  • Praise for the Series "In 1999... the International Review was reinvigorated... in these volumes one sees evidence of a vibrant, diverse field." -CONTEMPORARY PSYCHOLOGY "This book is highly detailed and heavily referenced." -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

Contents

  • R.M. Hodapp, Behavioral Phenotypes: Going Beyond the Two-Group Approach.R.E. Arendt, J.S. Noland, E.J. Short, and L.T. Singer, Prenatal Drug Exposure and Mental Retardation.J.M. Fletcher, H. Northrup, S.H. Landry, L.A. Kramer, M.E. Brandt, M. Dennis, M.A. Barnes, S.E. Blaser, H.J. Hannay, K. Copeland, and D.J. Francis, Spina Bifida: Genes, Brain, and Development.H.C. Cromwell and B.H. King, The Role of the Basal Ganglia in the Expression of Stereotyped, Self-Injurious Behaviors in Developmental Disorders.L. Ward, Risk Factors for Alzheimer's Disease in Down Syndrome.J.G. Borkowski, J.J. Lounds, C.W. Noria, J.B. Lefever, K. Weed, D.A. Keogh, and T.L. Whitman, Precursers of Mild Mental Retardation in Children with Adolescent Mothers.A.A. Scarborough and K.K. Poon, The Ecological Context of Challenging Behavior in Young Children with Developmental Disabilities.K. Smith, L. Webber, J. Graffam, and C. Wilson, Employment and Intellectual Disability: Achieving Successful Employment Outcomes.M.L. Wehmeyer, S.J. Smith, S.B. Palmer, D.K. Davies, and S.E. Stock, Technology Use and People with Mental Retardation.

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