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Twenty-Two Years

Causes and Consequences of Mental Retardation

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HARDCOVER

$93.50 • £74.95 • €84.00

ISBN 9780674212978

Publication Date: 01/01/1997

Short

352 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

17 line illustrations, 49 tables

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  • Preface
  • Part I. Background
    • 1. A Research Opportunity
    • 2. Issues and Concepts
    • 3. Previous Research
    • 4. Setting, Design, and Methods
  • Part II. Epidemiology
    • 5. Prevalence
    • 6. Clues to Etiology
  • Part III. Individual Characteristics
    • 7. Stability and Change in IQ
    • 8. Behavior Disturbance
    • 9. Epilepsy
    • 10. Verbal Communication
    • 11. Patterns of Disability
    • 12. Appearance
    • 13. Self-Esteem
  • Part IV. Histories
    • 14. Upbringing and Family Histories
    • 15. Paths through Mental Retardation Services
    • 16. Job Histories
    • 17. Activities outside Working Hours
    • 18. Fitting the Pieces Together
  • Conclusion: Relevance of Research Findings for Today
  • References
  • Index

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