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bisocial basis of mental retardation

Sonia Osler

bisocial basis of mental retardation

by Sonia Osler

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Published by John Hopkins Press in [s.l.] .
Written in English


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Statementby Sonia Osler and Robert E Cooke.
ContributionsCooke, Robert E.
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Open LibraryOL20233860M

  On Axis II are listed Personality Disorders and Mental disorders, by definition, are present for a substantial period of time (i.e., years). Although Axis I disorders may also be present for similar lengths of time, enduring symptoms are fundamentally part of these Axis II disorders. President's Panel on Mental Retardation estimated the incidence of mental retardation as being approximately 3% of the population, but this figure is not very meaningful because so many different criteria are used to define the term. The criteria most often used to .

Autism and Intellectual disabilities (mental retardation) are two separate neurological conditions with some similar symptoms but also important differences between them. Intellectual disability is a type of developmental disability that produces significant limitations in intellectual functioning ability and adaptive Size: 88KB. Abstract. Impairment in social functioning is an associated feature of intellectual disabilities (ID) and the diagnosis of mental retardation (American Association on Mental Retardation, ; American Psychiatric Association, ), and is also characteristic of Cited by: 6.

Profound mental retardation IQ level below 20 or 25 (American Psychiatric Association [DSM-IV-TR], ) About 85% of the mental retardation patient is fall under Mild Mental Retardation, which their IQ level through IQ test is about to approximately 70 (American Psychiatric Association [DSM-IV-TR], ). Mental Retardation, , ; American Psychi-atric Association, ). The life functioning of a child or adolescent with MR will generally improve if she has ade-quate and appropriate supports. To improve func-MENTAL RETARDATION KEY FACTS Mental retardation (MR) affects approximately 1 percent of the U.S. population. In about 85 percent ofFile Size: KB.


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