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

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

Table of Contents

Contributors. Preface. D.K. Routh and S.R. Schroeder, A History of Psychological Theory and Research in Mental Retardation since World War II. B. Tonge and S. Einfield, Psychopathology and Intellectual Disability: The Australian Child to Adult Longitudinal Study. J.L. Wallander, H.M. Koot, and M.C. Dekker, Psychopathology in Children and Adolescents with Intellectual Disability: Measurement, Prevalence, Course, and Risk. G. Grant, P. Ramcharan, and P. Goward, Resilience, Family Care, and People with Intellectual Disabilities. M.G. Valdovinos and S.R. Schroeder, Prevalence and Correlates of Psychotropic Medication Use Among Adults with Developmental Disabilities: 1970 -2000. M.K. Buell, Integration as Acculturation: Developmental Disability, Deinstitutionalization and Service Delivery Implications. J.P. Das, Cognitive Aging and Down Syndrome: An Interpretation. Index. Contents of Previous Volumes.

Details

No. of pages:
334
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2003
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080495705
Print ISBN:
9780123662262
Print ISBN:
9780123918130

About the editor

Laraine Glidden

Affiliations and Expertise

St. Mary's College of Maryland, USA

Reviews

"In summing up the book, if any of the subjects covered by one or more of the chapters are within someone's area of interest, this book should be in their library." -CONTEMPORARY PSYCHOLOGY