International Review of Research in Mental Retardation

International Review of Research in Mental Retardation

1st Edition - October 17, 2006

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  • Editor: Laraine Glidden
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080469621

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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. 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.

Key Features

  • Provides the most recent scholarly research in the study of mental retardation
  • A vast range of perspectives is offered, and many topics are covered
  • An excellent resource for academic researchers


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

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1
    Research in Language Development and Mental Retardation: History, Theories, Findings, and Future Directions
    Leonard Abbeduto, Yolanda Keller-Bell, Erica Kesin Richmond and Melissa M. Murphy

    Chapter 2
    Residential Services Research in the Developmental Disabilities Sector
    John W. Jacobson and Steve Holburn

    Chapter 3
    The Measurement of Poverty and Socio-Economic Position in Research Involving People with Intellectual Disability
    Eric Emerson, Hilary Graham, and Chris Hatton

    Chapter 4
    The Influence of Prenatal Stress and Adverse Birth Outcome on Human Cognitive and Neurological Development
    Laura M. Glynn and Curt A. Sandman

    Chapter 5
    Fluid Cognition: A Neglected Aspect of Cognition in Research on Mental Retardation
    Clancy Blair and Megan Patrick

    Chapter 6
    Dietary Supplementation with Highly Unsaturated Fatty Acids: Implications for Interventions with Persons with Mental Retardation from Research on Infant Cognitive Development, ADHD, and Other Developmental Disabilities
    Natalie Sinn and Carlene Wilson

    Chapter 7
    Screening for Autism in Infants, Children, and Adolescents
    Kylie M. Gray, Bruce J. Tonge, and Avril V. Brereton

    Chapter 8
    People with Mental Retardation and Psychopathology, Stress, Affect Regulation and Attachment
    Carlo Schuengel and Cees G. C. Janssen

    Chapter 9
    Diagnosis of Depression in People with Developmental Disabilities: Progress and Problems
    Ann R. Poindexter

Product details

  • No. of pages: 320
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2006
  • Published: October 17, 2006
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080469621

About the Serial Editor

Laraine Glidden

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St. Mary's College of Maryland, USA

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