Description

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.

Readership

Researchers and graduate students in psychology and sociology.

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.

Details

No. of pages:
367
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2001
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080544281
Print ISBN:
9780123662248
Print ISBN:
9780123918116

Reviews

@from:Praise for the Series @qu:"This book is highly detailed and heavily referenced." @source:--BIOSIS @qu:"Belongs on the shelves of every serious student and researcher whose focal interest is the retarded." @source:--JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY @qu:"Practically every article is of interest for psychologists who are involved with mental retardation." @source:--CONTEMPORARY PSYCHOLOGY