International Review of Research in Mental Retardation
Developmental Epidemiology of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities
- Richard Urbano, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
- Robert Hodapp, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
- Laraine Glidden, St. Mary's College of Maryland, USA
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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.International Review of Research in Mental Retardation
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Academic researchers in developmental and cognitive psychology, as well as neuropsychology.
- Published: December 2006
- Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
- ISBN: 978-0-12-366233-0
Praise for the series: "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 ContentsPreliminary ContentsContributorsPrefaceDevelopmental Epidemiology of Mental Retardation/Developmental Disabilities: An Emerging Discipline (Hodapp and Urbano)Record Linkage: A Research Strategy for Developmental Epidemiology (Urbano)Second-Order Linkage and Family Datasets (Tu, Mason, and Song)Incorporating Geographical Analysis into the Study of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities (Kirby)Matching, Small Sample Size, and Large Number of Variables: Modern Statistical Methods Applied to Developmental Epidemiology (Blackford)Economic Perspectives on Service Choice and Optimal Policy: Understanding the Effects of Family Heterogeneity on MR/DD Outcomes (So)Public Health Impact: Metropolitan Atlanta Developmental Disabilities Surveillance Program (Avchen, Bhasin, Naarden Braun, and Yeargin-Allsopp)Using GIS to Investigate the Role of Recreation and Leisure Activities in the Prevention of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders (Stanton-Chapman and Chapman)The Developmental Epidemiology of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities (Hogan, Msall, and Drew)Evolution of Symptoms and Syndromes of Psychopathology in Young People with Mental Retardation (Einfeld, Tonge, Gray, and Taffe)