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. Volume 32 of the series offers chapters in language development, residential services research, the intersection of poverty and socio-economic position with intellectual disability, prenatal stress and adverse birth outcome, fluid cognition, dietary habits, and screening for autism. The wide range of topics covered in these chapters make Volume 32 of the International Review of Research in Mental Retardation a particularly valuable resource for academic researchers in developmental and cognitive psychology, as well as those in neuropsychology.
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Academic researchers in developmental and cognitive psychology, as well as neuropsychology.


Book information

  • Published: October 2006
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-366232-3

Table of Contents

Chapter 1Research in Language Development and Mental Retardation: History, Theories, Findings, and Future DirectionsLeonard Abbeduto, Yolanda Keller-Bell, Erica Kesin Richmond and Melissa M. MurphyChapter 2Residential Services Research in the Developmental Disabilities SectorJohn W. Jacobson and Steve HolburnChapter 3The Measurement of Poverty and Socio-Economic Position in Research Involving People with Intellectual DisabilityEric Emerson, Hilary Graham, and Chris HattonChapter 4The Influence of Prenatal Stress and Adverse Birth Outcome on Human Cognitive and Neurological DevelopmentLaura M. Glynn and Curt A. SandmanChapter 5Fluid Cognition: A Neglected Aspect of Cognition in Research on Mental RetardationClancy Blair and Megan PatrickChapter 6Dietary Supplementation with Highly Unsaturated Fatty Acids: Implications for Interventions with Persons with Mental Retardation from Research on Infant Cognitive Development, ADHD, and Other Developmental DisabilitiesNatalie Sinn and Carlene WilsonChapter 7Screening for Autism in Infants, Children, and AdolescentsKylie M. Gray, Bruce J. Tonge, and Avril V. BreretonChapter 8People with Mental Retardation and Psychopathology, Stress, Affect Regulation and AttachmentCarlo Schuengel and Cees G. C. JanssenChapter 9Diagnosis of Depression in People with Developmental Disabilities: Progress and ProblemsAnn R. Poindexter