Citations with the tag: MENTAL retardation

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  • idiocy.
     // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p1149 

    A definition of the term "idiocy," which refers to any severe mental deficiency apparent in early childhood, is presented.

  • mental retardation.
     // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p1446 

    A definition of the term "mental retardation" which refers to the condition of below average intelligence as shown by impaired communication, learning and interpersonal adjustment is presented.

  • retardation.
     // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p2021 

    A definition of the term "retardation," which refers to a holding back or slowing down, or a delayed mental or physical response resulting from pathological conditions, is presented.

  • Salla disease.
     // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p2065 

    An encyclopedia for "Salla disease," which refers to a rare form of autosomal recessive mental retardation, is presented.

  • amentia.
     // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p93 

    An encyclopedia entry for "amentia," which means a mental retardation that is congenital, is presented.

  • PSYCHOMETRIC EVALUATION OF THE OUTCOME BASED PERFORMANCE MEASURES.
    Kern, Jeffrey M.; Firth, Colleen S. // Psychological Reports; Oct2000, Vol. 87 Issue 2, p467 

    Evaluates interrater reliability, levels of difficulty for items and factor groupings of the Outcome Based Performance Measures with 448 Nevadans with mental retardation. Use of the measures to evaluate and accredit organizations providing services to persons with disabilities.

  • RESEARCH AND THE RETARDED.
    Pumphrey, Muriel W.; Goodman, Mortimer; Flax, Norman; Del Rosalno, Maria L.; Goldeaum, Richard I. // Social Work; Jul68, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p127 

    Presents a letter to the editor about children with mental disabilities.

  • Framework for Reducing Restrictive Practices.
    Dorman, Terri // Learning Disability Practice;  

    The article reviews the book "Framework for Reducing Restrictive Practices," by Sharon Paley.

  • Publication reviews.
    Dorman, Terri // Palaestra; Winter95, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p53 

    Reviews the book `Mental Retardation,' by M. Beirne-Smith, J.R. Patton and R. Ittenbach.

  • Book review.
    Howell, M.C.; Jones, T.E. // School Library Journal; Jan92, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p138 

    Reviews the book `Mental Retardation,` by Robert E. Dunbar.

  • Obituary.
    Sines, David // Learning Disability Practice; Nov2013, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p7 

    The article presents an obituary for Alan Parrish, a nurse, author, orator and one of the leading figures in learning disability nursing.

  • Leg Strength Is Related to Endurance Run Performance in Children and Adolescents With Mental Retardation.
    Fernhall, Bo; Pitetti, Kenneth H. // Pediatric Exercise Science; Aug2000, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p324 

    Evaluates the interrelation between leg strength and endurance run performance in children and adolescents with mental retardation. Influence of gender on leg strength and endurance; Dependence of endurance run performance on maximal oxygen consumption; Improvement in endurance through strength...

  • Ridgeway partnership merges with Southern Health NHS Trust.
    Fernhall, Bo; Pitetti, Kenneth H. // Learning Disability Practice; May2012, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p4 

    The article reports that Southern Health National Health Service (NHS) Foundation Trust is the preferred bidder in the competitive selection process to choose the trust that will acquire Oxfordshire Learning Disability NHS Trust (OLDT), also known as Ridgeway Partnership.

  • A terrible thing to waste.
    Fernhall, Bo; Pitetti, Kenneth H. // Discover; Aug99, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p16 

    Reports on the finding by University of Virginia's physician Richard Guerrant that children who survive diarrhea may be handicapped by reduced intelligence.

  • Reviews: Nonfiction.
    Holmes, Mary // Book Report; Sep/Oct92, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p61 

    Reviews the book `Mental Retardation,' by Robert E. Dunbar.

  • Corrigendum: Lamin B1 duplications cause autosomal dominant leukodystrophy.
    Padiath, Quasar S; Saigoh, Kazumasa; Schiffmann, Raphael; Asahara, Hideaki; Yamada, Takeshi; Koeppen, Anulf; Hogan, Kirk; Ptáček, Louis J; Fu, Ying-Hui // Nature Genetics; Feb2007, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p276 

    A correction to the article on Lamin B1 duplications as the cause of autosomal dominant leukodystrophy is presented.

  • Book Notes.
    Padiath, Quasar S; Saigoh, Kazumasa; Schiffmann, Raphael; Asahara, Hideaki; Yamada, Takeshi; Koeppen, Anulf; Hogan, Kirk; Ptáček, Louis J; Fu, Ying-Hui // Exceptional Parent; Mar2000, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p63 

    Reviews the book `Mental Retardation in the 21st Century,' edited by Michael L. Wehmeyer and James R. Patton.

  • New dominant syndrome of microcephaly, facial abnormalities, micromelia, and mental retardation.
    Tsukahara, M.; Sugio, Yoshitsugu // Journal of Human Genetics; 1998, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p224 

    Abstract We report on three brothers, aged 6, 3, and 2 years, with a hitherto undescribed combination of microcephaly, facial abnormalities, micromelia, and mild mental retardation. Their facial abnormalities included a forehead with bitemporal constriction, upslanting palpebral fissures,...

  • Cryptic telomeric rearrangements in subjects with mental retardation associated with dysmorphism and congenital malformations.
    Rossi, Elena; Piccini, Flavia; Zollino, Marcella; Neri, Giovanni; Caselli, Desirée; Tenconi, Romano; Castellan, Claudio; Carrozzo, Romeo; Danesino, Cesare; Zuffardi, Orsetta; Ragusa, Angela; Castiglia, Lucia; Galesi, Ornella; Greco, Donatella; Romano, Corrado; Pierluigi, Mauro; Perfumo, Chiara; Rocco, Maia Di; Faravelli, Francesca; Dagna Bricarelli, Franca // Journal of Medical Genetics; Jun2001, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p417 

    Presents a letter to the editor about the association of cryptic telomeric rearrangements with mental retardation.

  • Prevalence of Mutations in X-linked Mental Retardation Genes in Familial Mental Retardation.
    Tarpey, Patrick; Fryer, A.; Gecz, J.; Goodship, J.; Partington, M.; Price, S.; Schwartz, C.; Stevenson, R.; Tolmie, J.; Turner, G.; Wooster, R.; Futreal, P. A.; Stratton, M. R.; Raymond, F. L. // Journal of Medical Genetics; Sep2005, Vol. 42, pS18 

    Presents an abstract of the article "Prevalence of Mutations in X-linked Mental Retardation Genes in Familial Mental Retardation," by Patrick Tarpey, A. Fryer, J. Gecz, J. Goodship, M. Partington, S. Price, C. Schwartz, R. Stevenson, J. Tolmie, G. Turner, R. Wooster, P.A. Futreal, M.R. Stratton,...

  • Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome: Dosage Analysis Using MLPA.
    Cook, Ian; Bransfield, K. L.; Bennett, C. P.; Cockburn, D. J.; J. Williams; Taylor, G. R.; Delaney, C. A. // Journal of Medical Genetics; Sep2005, Vol. 42, pS26 

    Presents an abstract of the article "Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome: Dosage Analysis Using MLPA," by Ian Cook, K.L. Bransfield, C.P. Bennett, D.J. Cockburn, J. Williams, G.R. Taylor, and C.A. Delaney.

  • Kabuki Syndrome: Absence of 8p22-8p23.1 Duplication in Five Arab Children.
    Marafie, Makia; Henedi, M. Abo; Bastaki, L.; Abulhasan, S. // Journal of Medical Genetics; Sep2005, Vol. 42, pS44 

    Presents an abstract of the article "Kabuki Syndrome: Absence of 8p22-8p23.1 Duplication in Five Arab Children," by Makia Marafie, M. Abo Henedi, L. Bastaki, and S. Abulhasan.

  • Kabuki Syndrome and Hyperinsulinism - A Report of Two Cases.
    Robert, M. L. P.; Turnpenny, P.; Whitehead, M. // Journal of Medical Genetics; Sep2005, Vol. 42, pS51 

    Presents an abstract of the article "Kabuki Syndrome and Hyperinsulinism - A Report of Two Cases," by M.L.P. Robert, P. Turnpenny, and M. Whiteford.

  • Cryptic Subtelomeric Rearrangements in Children With Mental Retardation and Dysmorphism.
    Sousa, Ana Berta; Medeira, A.; Cordeiro, I.; Lemos, R.; Rendeiro, P.; Santos, H. G. // Journal of Medical Genetics; Sep2005, Vol. 42, pS56 

    Presents an abstract of the article "Cryptic Subtelomeric Rearrangements in Children With Mental Retardation and Dysmorphism," by Ana Berta Sousa, A. Medeira, I. Cordeiro, R. Lemos, P. Rendeiro, and H. G. Santos.

  • Evaluating MLPA for Use in Diagnostic Telomere Screening: A Comparison With Commercially Available FISH Kits.
    Massie, Doreen; Clark, C.; Grant, F.; Goldie, B.; Gallagher, L.; Couzin, D.; Dean, J. C. S. // Journal of Medical Genetics; Sep2005, Vol. 42, pS75 

    Presents an abstract of the article "Evaluating MLPA for Use in Diagnostic Telomere Screening: A Comparison With Commercially Available FISH Kits," by Doreen Massie, C. CLark, F. Grant, B. Goldie, L. Gallagher, D. Couzin, and J. C. S. Dean.

  • High-Throughput Screening Service for Submicroscopic Genomic Imbalance.
    Joo Wook Ahn; Hallam, A.; Ogilvie, C. Mackie; Mann, K. // Journal of Medical Genetics; Sep2005, Vol. 42, pS76 

    Presents an abstract of the article "High-Throughput Screening Service for Submicroscopic Genomic Imbalance," by Joo Wook Ahn, A. Hallam, C. Mackie Ogilvie, and K. Mann.

  • Analysis of Subtelomeric Rearrangements Using MLPA in Patients With Mental Retardation, a Comparison With FISH.
    Delaney, Carol A.; Mavrogiannis, L.; Morris, S. P.; Roberts, P.; Cockburn, D. J.; Williams, J.; Taylor, G. R. // Journal of Medical Genetics; Sep2005, Vol. 42, pS86 

    Presents an abstract of the article "Analysis of Subtelomeric Rearrangements Using MLPA in Patients With Mental Retardation, a Comparison With FISH," by Carol A. Delaney, L. Mavrogiannis, S. P. Morris, P. Roberts, D. J. Cockburn, J. Williams, and G. R. Taylor.

  • The Emerging 22q11 Duplication Syndrome: Two Familial Cases.
    Carolina, Irene; Geddes, N.; Sibbald, J.; Larkins, S. A.; Davison, E. V. // Journal of Medical Genetics; Sep2005, Vol. 42, pS87 

    Presents an abstract of the article "The Emerging 22q11 Duplication Syndrome: Two Familial Cases," by Irene Carolina, N. Geddes, J. Sibbald, S. A. Larkins, and E. V. Davison.

  • Support Groups for Parents of Children with Heart Disease -- Boone or Bane?
    Rowland, Thomas W.; Armstrong, Stephen H. // Clinical Pediatrics; Apr1983, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p322 

    Presents a letter to the editor the success of groups involving parents of children with diseases ranging from mental retardation to cleft palate to child abuse.

  • Dominant transmission of mental handicap.
    Rowland, Thomas W.; Armstrong, Stephen H. // British Medical Journal; 12/3/1977, Vol. 2 Issue 6100, p1438 

    Focuses on the transmission of mental handicap. Predominance of chromosome errors; Importance of genetic counseling on mentally-ill persons; Basis of genetic counseling.

  • Corrigendum: Deficiency of UBR1, a ubiquitin ligase of the N-end rule pathway, causes pancreatic dysfunction, malformations and mental retardation (Johanson-Blizzard syndrome).
    Zenker, Martin; Mayerle, Julia; Lerch, Markus M; Tagariello, Andreas; Zerres, Klaus; Durie, Peter R; Beier, Matthias; Hülskamp, Georg; Guzman, Celina; Rehder, Helga; Beemer, Frits A; Hamel, Ben; Vanlieferinghen, Philippe; Gershoni-Baruch, Ruth; Vieira, Marta W; Dumic, Miroslav; Auslender, Ron; Gil-da-Silva-Lopes, Vera L; Steinlicht, Simone; Rauh, Manfred // Nature Genetics; Feb2006, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p265 

    A correction to the article "Deficiency of UBR1: A Ubiquitin Ligase of the N-End Rule Pathway, Causes Pancreatic Dysfunction, Malformations and Mental Retardation," previously published in the article is presented.

  • First in vivo evidence of microRNA-induced fragile X mental retardation syndrome.
    Lin, S-L.; S-Je Chang; Ying, S-Y. // Molecular Psychiatry; Jul2006, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p616 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article on micro-RNA-induced fragile X mental retardation syndrome published in a previous issue of the periodical.

  • Deciphering mental retardation.
    Lin, S-L.; S-Je Chang; Ying, S-Y. // U.S. News & World Report; 6/10/91, Vol. 110 Issue 22, p15 

    Details some recent research into the gene that causes `fragile X syndrome,' the most common inherited form of mental retardation. Developing a fail-safe test for the syndrome, that would help prevent misdiagnosis of mental defects.

  • Establishing a high throughput sequencing service for mutation detection in several syndromic X-linked mental retardation genes.
    Lin, S-L.; S-Je Chang; Ying, S-Y. // Journal of Medical Genetics; Sep2006 Supplement, Vol. 43, pS55 

    An abstract of the article "Establishing a high throughput sequencing service for mutation detection in several syndromic X-linked mental retardation genes," by James Drummond, H. Martin, L. Raymond and J. Whittaker is presented.

  • Mental retardation and epilepsy: A study of six cases with the common polyalanine expansions in Exon 2 of the Aristaless-related homeobox gene (ARX) at Xp22.13.
    Lin, S-L.; S-Je Chang; Ying, S-Y. // Journal of Medical Genetics; Sep2006 Supplement, Vol. 43, pS81 

    An abstract of the article "Mental retardation and epilepsy: A study of six cases with the common polyalanine expansions in Exon 2 of the Aristaless-related homeobox gene (ARX) at Xp22.13," by Moira J. MacDonald, L. P. Lazarou, L. Wilson, S. J. Davies, J. Hurst, T. McShane, A. Green and D. T....

  • MLPA analysis of patients with classical lissencephaly reveals a high frequency of deletions.
    Lin, S-L.; S-Je Chang; Ying, S-Y. // Journal of Medical Genetics; Sep2006 Supplement, Vol. 43, pS81 

    An abstract of the article "MLPA analysis of patients with classical lissencephaly reveals a high frequency of deletions," by Thalia Antoniadi, L. P. Lazarou, E. Robson, H. Duarte, I. M. Frayling and D. T. Pilz is presented.

  • The Clinical Significance of DG Heterozygosity: Literature Review and Meta-Analysis.
    Creswick, H.; Barnes, M.; Lawson, L.; Proud, V. // Journal of Genetic Counseling; Dec2002, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p494 

    Discusses the abstract of the study 'The Clinical Significance of DG Heterozygosity: Literature Review and Meta-Analysis,' presented at the 21st Annual Education Conference of the National Society of Genetic Counselors held in Phoenix, Arizona in November 2002.

  • Breaking the silence in Rett syndrome.
    Willard, Huntington F; Hendrich, Brian D // Nature Genetics; Oct99, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p127 

    Comments on an article on the genetics of Rett syndrome (RTT), published in the October 1999 issue of 'Nature Genetics.' Presence of several mutations in MECP2 in a proportion of RTT patients; Identification of RTT as one of growing number of human diseases involving abnormal chromatin assembly.

  • Questionable pathogenicity of FOXG1 duplication.
    Amor, David J; Burgess, Trent; Tan, Tiong Y; Pertile, Mark D // European Journal of Human Genetics; Jun2012, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p595 

    A letter commenting on researcher N. Brunetti-Pierri and colleagues report "Duplications of FOXG1 in 14q12 Are Associated With Developmental Epilepsy, Mental Retardation, and Severe Speech Impairment," published in the "Europen Journal of Human Genetics" is presented.

  • CORRECTION.
    Amor, David J; Burgess, Trent; Tan, Tiong Y; Pertile, Mark D // Archives of Disease in Childhood; Mar2013, Vol. 98 Issue 3, p241 

    A correction to the article "De novo mutations and severe nonsyndromic intellectual disability" that was published in the previous issue of the periodical, is presented.

  • The optimal time to clamp the umbilical cord.
    Morley, G. M. // Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Fetal & Neonatal Edition; Jan2008, Vol. 93 Issue 1, pF77 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article on the connection between immediate cord clamping (ICC) to childhood mental retardation (MR) that was published in the previous issue.

  • Screening for subtelomeric chromosome abnormalities in children with idiopathic mental retardation using multiprobe telomeric FISH and the new MAPH telomeric assay.
    Sismani, Carolina; Armour, John AL; Flint, Jonathan; Girgalli, Christina; Regan, Regina; Patsalis, Philippos C // European Journal of Human Genetics; Jul2001, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p527 

    Subtelomeric chromosomal abnormalities are emerging as an important cause of human genetic disorders. The scope of this investigation was to screen a selected group of children with idiopathic mental retardation for subtelomeric anomalies using the multiprobe telomeric FISH method and also to...

  • Changing lives.
    Sismani, Carolina; Armour, John AL; Flint, Jonathan; Girgalli, Christina; Regan, Regina; Patsalis, Philippos C // Learning Disability Practice; Jul2012, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p5 

    The article reports the launch of two short films launched at the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Congress demonstrating how specialist nurses change the lives of people with learning disabilities.

  • American Journal of Human Genetics: Too much protein HUWE1 causes intellectual disability.
    Sismani, Carolina; Armour, John AL; Flint, Jonathan; Girgalli, Christina; Regan, Regina; Patsalis, Philippos C // Biomedical Market Newsletter; 8/28/2012, Vol. 21, p1 

    The article informs that intellectual disability is caused due to increased production of the HUWE1 protein.

  • Active support: enabling and empowering people with intellectual disabilities.
    York, Michelle // British Journal of Occupational Therapy; Feb2012, Vol. 76 Issue 2, p116 

    The article reviews the book "Active Support: Enabling and Empowering People With Intellectual Disabilities," by Jim Mansell and Julie Beadle-Brown.

  • Cerebellar ataxia, mental retardation and dysequilibrium syndrome 1 (CAMRQ1) caused by an unusual constellation of VLDLR mutation.
    Schlotawa, Lars; Hotz, Alrun; Zeschnigk, Christine; Hartmann, Britta; Gärtner, Jutta; Morris-Rosendahl, Deborah // Journal of Neurology; Jun2013, Vol. 260 Issue 6, p1678 

    A letter to the editor is presented in which the authors discuss a case study of a male patient born to German parents who was diagnosed with cerebellar ataxia, mental retardation and dysequillibrium syndrome 1.

  • The Changing Prevalence of Autism in California.
    Croen, Lisa A.; Grether, Judith K.; Hoogstrate, Jenny; Selvin, Steve // Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders; Jun2002, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p207 

    We conducted a population-based study of eight successive California births cohorts to examine the degree to which improvements in detection and changes in diagnosis contribute to the observed increase in autism prevalence. Children born in 1987-1994 who had autism were identified from the...

  • INCIDENCE OF SAVANT SYNDROME IN FINLAND.
    Saloviita, Timo; Ruusila, Liisa // Perceptual & Motor Skills; Aug2000, Vol. 91 Issue 1, p120 

    Explores the incidence of Savant Syndrome in Finland. Survey of facilities in Finland which served people with mental retardation; Relative frequency of types of exceptional skills, the most common form of which was calendar calculation and feats of memory.

  • Kristi -- My Sister.
    Fessenden, Kate // 21st Century; Nov1999, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p16 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of defending her sister who was born mentally retarded with autistic characteristics against two lifeguards.

  • 423. Increased Incidence of Hepatocellular Change and Neoplastic Disease in AAV-WPRE Treated Pahenu2 Mice.
    Embury, Jennifer E.; Charron, Catherine E.; Laipis, Philip J. // Molecular Therapy; Jun2005, Vol. 11, p164 

    An abstract of the article "Increased Incidence of Hepatocellular Change and Neoplastic Disease in AAV-WPRE Treated Pahenu2 Mice," by Jennifer E. Embury, Catherine E. Charron and Philip J. Laipis is presented.

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