Citations with the tag: MENTAL retardation

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  • Summary of the roundtable discussion.
    Burgard, Peter; Link, Reinhild; Schweitzer-Krantz, susanne // European Journal of Pediatrics. Supplement; 2000, Vol. 159, pA163 

    Presents a summary of reports on phenylketonuria patients during a roundtable and a general discussion. Cognition and intelligence of the patients; Behavior and academic achievements of patients; Neuropathology of mental retardation; Compliance of the patients in diet therapy.

  • 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.

  • Group Homes for People with Intellectual Disabilities: Encouraging Inclusion and Participation, Tim Clement and Christine Bigby, London, Jessica Kingsley, 2010, pp. 228, ISBN 9781 8431 0645 6 (pbk), £25.00.
    Fyson, Rachel // British Journal of Social Work; Oct2010, Vol. 40 Issue 7, p2350 

    The article reviews the book "Group Homes for People With Intellectual Disabilities: Encouraging Inclusion and Participation," by Tim Clement and Christine Bigby.

  • Ability of institutionalized and community-based adults with retardation to respond to questions...
    Brinton, Bonnie; Fujiki, Martin // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research; Apr94, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p369 

    Examines the ability of adults with mild and moderate levels of retardation to respond to simple and complex questions. Background history on residential placement for individuals with mental retardation; Use of a conversational language sample; Scoring procedures; Analysis of variance with...

  • Facial and digital clues.
    Brinton, Bonnie; Fujiki, Martin // Patient Care; 1/30/1999, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p125 

    Presents a case report of a six-year-old white girl with mental and growth deficiencies and physical abnormalities. Lack of recognizable language; History of urinary tract infections in the mother and grandmother; Consistency of the physical findings with the description for Coffin-Siris syndrome.

  • The Behavioral Profile of Severe Mental Retardation in a Genetic Mouse Model of Phenylketonuria.
    Cabib, Simona; Pascucci, Tiziana; Ventura, Rossella; Romano, Valentino; Puglisi-Allegra, Stefano // Behavior Genetics; May2003, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p301 

    Pah[sup enu2] mice, created by chemically induced genetic mutation, are characterized by biochemical phenotypes closely resembling untreated human phenylketonuria (PKU). However, studies conducted in adult Pah[sup enu2] mice have shown no indices of the severe mental retardation that...

  • Bone Mineral Density, Body Composition, and Muscle Strength in Premenopausal Women With Mental...
    Felix, Manny; McCubbin, Jeff; Shaw, Janet // Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly; Oct1998, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p345 

    Many women with mild to moderate mental retardation (MMR) exhibit low levels of physical activity, muscle strength, and muscle mass, which place these individuals at risk for osteoporosis. Bone mineral density (BMD), the primary index of osteoporosis, of the femoral neck and the whole body was...

  • Attitudes on Inclusion in a Regular Softball League.
    Rizzo, Terry; Bishop, Paul // Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly; Oct1998, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p385 

    Presents an abstract of the article `Attitudes on Inclusion of a Player With Disabilities in a Regular Softball League,' written by M.E. Block, and M. Malloy which was published in the 1998 `Mental Retardation' periodical.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • PROJECT Jimmy.
    ZECK, SHERI // Guideposts; Apr2013, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p66 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of understanding disabled people to become a better person.

  • Rattled with PTSD: Post Traumatic Snake Disorder.
    Monroe, Irene // Bay Windows; 7/4/2013, Vol. 31 Issue 30, p6 

    The article presents the author's views on post traumatic snake disorder.

  • Let's get rid of the 'R' word.
    Clark, Karen Fox // St. Charles Journal; 8/21/2011, Vol. 46 Issue 67, pA7 

    In this article, the author discusses about the life of people with learning difficulties.

  • THE OZARKS.
    MARR, RON // Missouri Life; Aug2013, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p103 

    In this article, the author reflects his thought on self imposed idiocy of the society.

  • 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...

  • Mutations in exon 1 of MECP2B are not a common cause of X-linked mental retardation in males.
    Poirier, Karine; Francis, Fiona; Hamel, Ben; Moraine, Claude; Fryns, Jean Pierre; Ropers, Hans H.; Chelly, Jamel; Bienvenu, Thierry // European Journal of Human Genetics; May2005, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p523 

    Presents a letter to the editor about the association of mutations in exon 1 of MECP2B gene with X-linked mental retardation in males.

  • Inborn Errors in Folate Metabolism--A Cause of Mental Retardation?
    Herbert, Victor // Annals of Internal Medicine; Apr68, Vol. 68 Issue 4, p956 

    Editorial. Speculates on the association of inborn errors in folate metabolism with mental retardation. Overview of three cases of congenital cyclohydrolase deficiency, manifested by mental retardation with microcephaly, hyperfolatemia without formiminoglutamate in the urine; Suggestion of...

  • Deciphering mental retardation.
    Herbert, Victor // 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.

  • 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.

  • 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,...

  • MULTIPLE DISORDERS IN PEOPLE WITH MILD AND HARD MENTAL RETARDATION AND THEIR INFLUENCE ON PSYCHOMOTOR ORGANIZATION.
    Mishovska-Stojkovska, Tanja // Journal of Special Education & Rehabilitation; 2007, Issue 3/4, p131 

    The issue of the multiple disabilities is as old as the existence of the man. But the awareness of the problem about existence of the people with multiple disabilities and also finding the methods, means and ways of tuition, education and rehabilitation is relatively new and appears in the...

  • BITS & PIECES. Senate Committee Approves Legislation To Change Label Of "Mental Retardation" To "Intellectual Disability"
    Evans, Elizabeth // Palaestra; 2010, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p53 

    The article reports on the approval of the legislative bill Rosa's Law by the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on May 26, 2010, which would mandate replacement of the term mental retardation with the term intellectual disability legal in the U.S. federal law books.

  • Current trends in mental health care for persons with...
    Fletcher, Robert J.; Poindexter, Ann R. // Journal of Rehabilitation; Jan-Mar96, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p23 

    Looks at current diagnostic and treatment approaches in mental health care for persons with mental retardation. Who interest in the diagnostic and treatment approaches is spearheaded by; Other organizations with similar interest; Findings of Benson, 1985, Jacobson, 1990 and Riss, 1994 studies;...

  • 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.

  • Think college: Postsecondary education options for students with intellectual disabilities.
    Ingram, Christina // Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling; Spring2013, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p49 

    The article reviews the book "Think College: Postsecondary Education Options for Students With Intellectual Disabilities," by Meg Grigal and Debra Hart.

  • 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.

  • MENTAL RETARDATION.
    Spencer, D. A. // British Journal of Psychiatry; Jan70, Vol. 116 Issue 530, p127 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the adoption of the term mental retardation.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Quality Improvement in Ontario's Developmental Services System.
    Martin, Lynn; Ouellette-Kuntz, Hélène // Journal on Developmental Disabilities; 2014, Vol. 20 Issue 2, piv 

    An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses the best way for assessing and monitoring the quality of the services offered to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in Ontario.

  • Two siblings with severe mental retardation and a novel inherited ∼4Mb microdeletion of 11p11.2 — ? A new locus for mental retardation.
    Martin, Lynn; Ouellette-Kuntz, Hélène // Journal of Medical Genetics; Sep2007 Supplement 1, Vol. 44, pS22 

    An abstract of the study "Two siblings with severe mental retardation and a novel inherited ~4Mb microdeletion of 11p11.2--? A new locus for mental retardation," by Jenny Carmichael, L. Willatt, G. Parkin, A. Clarkson, I. Simonic, C. Shaw-Smith, E. Reid and C. G. Woods is presented.

  • Mutations in UPF3B, a member of the nonsense-mediated mRNA decay surveillance complex, cause Lujan-Fryns and FG phenotypes and non-syndromic mental retardation.
    Martin, Lynn; Ouellette-Kuntz, Hélène // Journal of Medical Genetics; Sep2007 Supplement 1, Vol. 44, pS24 

    An abstract of the study "Mutations in UPF3B, a member of the nonsense-mediated mRNA decay surveillance complex, cause Lujan-Fryns and FG phenotypes and non-syndromic mental retardation," by Patrick S. Tarpey, F. L. Raymond, R. Smith, G. Turner, R. E. Stevenson, C. E. Schwartz, P. A. Futreal, M....

  • Pitt-Hopkins syndrome — clinical report.
    Martin, Lynn; Ouellette-Kuntz, Hélène // Journal of Medical Genetics; Sep2007 Supplement 1, Vol. 44, pS30 

    An abstract of the study "Pitt-Hopkins syndrome--clinical report," by Sergio Sousa, A. Cabral, C. Zweier, M. Venancio, A. Rauch and J. Saraiva is presented.

  • The European Cytogenetic Initiative (ECI): Molecular karyotyping of 120 patients with unexplained mental retardation by 500K SNP mapping arrays.
    Martin, Lynn; Ouellette-Kuntz, Hélène // Journal of Medical Genetics; Sep2007 Supplement 1, Vol. 44, pS31 

    An abstract of the study "The European Cytogenetic Initiative (ECI): Molecular karyotyping of 120 patients with unexplained mental retardation by 500K SNP mapping arrays," by Eleanor Rattenberry, D. J. McMullan, J. M. Walker, L. Brueton, E. V. Davison, A. Dufke, B. B. A. de Vries, M. Bonin, S....

  • Pseudo hermaphrodism in an Iranian family with Mental Retardation.
    Martin, Lynn; Ouellette-Kuntz, Hélène // Journal of Medical Genetics; Sep2007 Supplement 1, Vol. 44, pS103 

    An abstract of the study "Pseudohermaphrodism in an Iranian family with Mental Retardation" is presented.

  • Disability and Discourse: Analysing Inclusive Conversation with People with Intellectual Disabilities, Val Williams, Chichester, Wiley-Blackwell, 2010, pp. xiii + 257, ISBN 978-0-470-68267-8 (pb), £29.99.
    Taylor, Carolyn // British Journal of Social Work; Mar2011, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p406 

    The article reviews the book "Disability and Discourse: Analysing Inclusive Conversation With People With Intellectual Disabilities," by Val Williams.

  • Learning Difficulties and Sexual Vulnerability: A Social Approach.
    Fyson, Rachel // British Journal of Social Work; Oct2011, Vol. 41 Issue 7, p1412 

    The article reviews the book "Learning Difficulties and Sexual Vulnerability: A Social Approach," by Andrea Hollomotz.

  • Identification and Evaluation of Mental Retardation.
    Daily, Donna K.; Ardinger, Holly H.; Holmes, Grace E. // American Family Physician; 2/15/2000, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p1059 

    Provides information on mental retardation in young children. Prevalence; Etiology; Developmental characteristics related to level of mental retardation.

  • Campaign to make the 'r' word unacceptable gathers momentum.
    Daily, Donna K.; Ardinger, Holly H.; Holmes, Grace E. // Learning Disability Practice; May2010, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p4 

    The article reports that the Special Olympics and the international learning disability group Best Buddies International are supporting a campaign which aims to end the use of the word retard in the U.S.

  • Department slammed over 'failure' to address key recommendations.
    Daily, Donna K.; Ardinger, Holly H.; Holmes, Grace E. // Learning Disability Practice; Mar2011, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p4 

    The article reports on the claim of Professor Jim Mansell, author of a report about the care of people with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities, that the Great Britain government has not addressed the key recommendations he put forward concerning the care for people with learning...

  • Assessment and Treatment of Sexual Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities.
    Brown, Michael // Learning Disability Practice; Mar2011, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p8 

    The article reviews the book "Assessment and Treatment of Sexual Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities," by Leam Craig, William Lindsay and Kevin Browne.

  • Caring for the Physical and Mental Health of People with Learning Disabilities.
    Wilkins, Julie // Learning Disability Practice; Jul2011, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p8 

    The article reviews the book "Caring for the Physical and Mental Health of People with Learning Disabilities," by David Perry.

  • Revamped nursing organisation to make comeback next year.
    Wilkins, Julie // Learning Disability Practice; Dec2011, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p4 

    The article reports on the relaunch of the National Network for Learning Disability Nurses in Great Britain in January 2012.

  • Nursing student numbers on rise.
    Wilkins, Julie // Learning Disability Practice; Jun2012, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p4 

    This article reports that the number of learning disability nursing students starting their training in Great Britain rose nearly 4 percent in 2012.

  • Changing lives.
    Wilkins, Julie // 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.

  • Active Support.
    Wolverson, Mick // Learning Disability Practice; Feb2013, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p8 

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

  • learning disability nurses win award.
    Wolverson, Mick // Learning Disability Practice; Apr2013, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p4 

    The article reports that Nurse Consultant Gwen Moulster with her team won a 2013 Nursing Standard Nurse Award for contribution in transforming care for people with cognitive disabilities; also included is Gwen's photograph with her team, along with the chief nursing officer for Scotland Ros Moore.

  • With a Little Help from My Friends.
    Laverty, Helen // Learning Disability Practice; Apr2013, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p9 

    The article reviews the book "With a Little Help from My Friends," by Michelle Daly.

  • Framework for Reducing Restrictive Practices.
    Dorman, Terri // Learning Disability Practice; Oct2013, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p10 

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

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