Citations with the tag: MENTAL retardation

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     // 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.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • The truth about Down syndrome.
    Croen, Lisa A.; Grether, Judith K.; Hoogstrate, Jenny; Selvin, Steve // Lakelander (Whitney, TX); 3/20/2013, Vol. 26 Issue 12, p2 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article on Down syndrome in the March 2013 issue.

    Croen, Lisa A.; Grether, Judith K.; Hoogstrate, Jenny; Selvin, Steve // Journal of Child Neurology; Jul2002, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p528 

    Presents information on several topics related to advances in the field of behavioral neurogenetics discussed in the 12th annual meeting of the Child Neurology Section of International School of Neurological Sciences held in Rome, Italy from September 27-28, 2002. Techniques for the genetic...

  • Mapping of a new locus for autosomal recessive non-syndromic mental retardation in the chromosomal region 19p13.12-p13.2: further genetic heterogeneity.
    Basel-Vanagaite, L.; Alkelai, A.; Straussberg, R.; Magal, N.; Inbar, D.; Mahajna, M.; Shohat, M. // Journal of Medical Genetics; Oct2003, Vol. 40 Issue 10, p729 

    Objective: To identify and clinically evaluate four consanguineous families of Israeli Arab origin with nonsyndromic mental retardation (NSMR), comprising a total of 10 affected and 24 unaffected individuals. Participants and methods: All the families originated from the same small village and...

  • An interaction of instructions and training design on stimulus class formation: Extending the...
    Saunders, Kathryn J.; Saunders, Richard R. // Psychological Record; Fall93, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p725 

    Describes the results of studies designed to investigate variables that might influence the greater effectiveness of the comparison-as-node (CaN) procedure on subjects with mild mental retardation. Discrimination analysis of sample-as-node and CaN procedures; Role of instructions.

  • New developments in the fragile X syndrome.
    Moore, D.W. York // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 7/25/92, Vol. 305 Issue 6847, p208 

    Focuses on the characteristics of fragile X syndrome. Form of familial mental retardation; Expression of the fragile X mutation; Diagnosis of the disease.

  • Behavior in early treated phenylketonuria: a systemic review.
    Smith, Isabel; Knowles, Julie // European Journal of Pediatrics. Supplement; 2000, Vol. 159, pS89 

    Presents a study which reviewed the published information on phenylketonuria in terms of behavior, psychiatric status and individual's perceptions of self, thoughts and feelings. Methods used to assess behavior in selected studies; Results of the study; Conclusions.

  • Comments on the international collaborative study of maternal phenylketonuria status report 1998.
    Lee, Philip J. // European Journal of Pediatrics. Supplement; 2000, Vol. 159, pS161 

    Comments on the international collaborative study of maternal phenylketonuria status report in 1998. Diet restriction of study participants.

  • 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...

  • Campaign to make the 'r' word unacceptable gathers momentum.
    Cabib, Simona; Pascucci, Tiziana; Ventura, Rossella; Romano, Valentino; Puglisi-Allegra, Stefano // 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

    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,...

  • Dominant transmission of mental handicap.
    Tsukahara, M.; Sugio, Yoshitsugu // 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.

  • Forensic aspects of mental handicap.
    Harvey, Carol L. // British Journal of Psychiatry; Feb90, Vol. 156, p281 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to a paper on forensic aspects of mental handicap.

    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.

    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.

    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.

  • Nutrition and the brain.
    Pumphrey, Muriel W.; Goodman, Mortimer; Flax, Norman; Del Rosalno, Maria L.; Goldeaum, Richard I. // British Medical Journal; 6/17/1978, Vol. 1 Issue 6127, p1569 

    Examines the correlation between nutrition and brain functions. Reduction of human achievement following nutritional growth restriction; Association of mental retardation with malnutrition; Physical basis of mental function.

  • 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.

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