International Review of Research in Mental Retardation

International Review of Research in Mental Retardation

1st Edition - March 12, 2001

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  • Editor: Laraine Glidden
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080544281

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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.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 367
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2001
  • Published: March 12, 2001
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080544281

About the Serial Editor

Laraine Glidden

Affiliations and Expertise

St. Mary's College of Maryland, USA

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