Citations with the tag: MENTAL retardation
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- Mental Retardation in Teenagers: Prevalence Data From the Niagara Region, Ontario.
Bradley, Elspeth A; Thompson, Ann; Bryson, Susan E // Canadian Journal of Psychiatry; Sep2002, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p652
Objectives: There are few Canadian prevalence studies of mental retardation (MR); those that do exist were conducted prior to the era of community integration. We undertook a population-based study to explore mental health disturbances in young persons with MR. The first requirement was to...
- Moral Progress, Mental Retardation, and the Death Penalty.
Farber, Amy; Nurok, Michael // New England Journal of Medicine; 2/27/2003, Vol. 348 Issue 9, p864
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Moral progress, mental retardation, and the death penalty," by G.J. Annas in the November 28, 2002 issue.
- Moral Progress, Mental Retardation, and the Death Penalty.
Annas, George J. // New England Journal of Medicine; 2/27/2003, Vol. 348 Issue 9, p864
A response by George J. Annas to a letter to the editor in response to the article "Moral progress, mental retardation, and the death penalty" in the November 28, 2002 issue is presented.
- 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.
- Social Work Practice and Intellectual Disability, Christine Bigby and Patsie Frawley, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010, pp. xv + 238, ISBN 978-0-230-52166-7 (pbk), ï¿½17.99.
Buchanan, Ian // British Journal of Social Work; Dec2010, Vol. 40 Issue 8, p2689
The article reviews the book "Social Work Practice and Intellectual Disability," by Christine Bigby and Patsie Frawley.
- Special Moms.
Grinnan, Edward // Guideposts; May2007, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p2
An introduction to articles published within the issue is presented, including one by Nancy O'Dell about the commitment to helping the mentally disabled and another by Shar Boerema about her adult Down syndrome son.
- A Message from the Editor.
Rinsky, Robert A. // Public Health Reports; Jul/Aug2004, Vol. 119 Issue 4, p387
Introduces a series of articles on the public health needs of individuals with mental retardation.
- AN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE ON TERMINOLOGY, PREVALENCE, AND CLASSIFICATION OF COGNITIVE DISABILITIES.
Holowinsky, Ivan Z. // Journal of Special Education; Fall86, Vol. 20 Issue 3
Provides some international perspective on the terminology, prevalence and classification of cognitive disabilities. Inclusion of intellectual abnormality, mental retardation, mental deficiency and oligophrenia in the term 'cognitive disabilities'; Factors influencing terminology development in...
- Campaign to make the 'r' word unacceptable gathers momentum.
Holowinsky, Ivan Z. // 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.
- 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.
- Attitudes of soccer coaches toward youth players with mild mental retardation: A pilot study.
Rizzo, Terry L.; Bishop, Paul; Tobar, David // Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly; Jul1997, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p238
Attitudes and selected attributes of youth soccer coaches (N = 82, 18 women, 63 men, and one person who did not identify his/her gender) toward coaching a player with mild mental retardation (MMR) were assessed by Coaches' Attitudes Toward Players With Disabilities (CAP-S) survey....
- 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;...
- 'DENIED THE POWER TO CHOOSE THE GOOD:' SEXUALITY AND MENTAL DEFECT IN AMERICAN MEDICAL PRACTICE, 1850-1920.
Fletcher, Robert J.; Poindexter, Ann R. // Journal of Social History; Summer77, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p472
Examines the relationship of sexuality and mental defect between 1850 and 1920 including an analysis of the institutionalization of deviant men and women. How medical concepts of sexuality influenced behavior and public policy; The dominant sexual ideology of the period.
- Does the 10-20 System Fit into EEG Registrations of Children with Cerebral Dysmorphy?
Vreeburg, Joke G. M.; Schimsheimer, R. J.; Peeters, E.; Snoeck, I. N. // American Journal of Electroneurodiagnostic Technology; Dec2007, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p296
A ten-year-old girl with mental retardation due to holoprosencephaly was sent to the EEG department with the question of whether there were epileptiform abnormalities. Electrodes were attached according to the 10-20 System. Quite surprisingly there was a well-developed alpha rhythm with a...
- Mediation as a Transition Process: The Impact on Postschool Employment Outcomes.
Devlieger, Patrick J.; Trach, John S. // Exceptional Children; Summer99, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p507
Focuses on the impact of mediation in the transition to adulthood of persons with mild mental retardation. Function of Individualized Education Program on the transition process; Role of mediation in life transition; Involvement of ethnographic study for extensive life history interviews;...
- Class wide Peer Tutoring: Teaching Students with Mild Mental Retardation in Inclusive Classrooms.
Mortweet, Susan L.; Utley, Cheryl A. // Exceptional Children; Summer99, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p524
Examines the effects of classwide peer tutoring (CWPT) on students with mild mental retardation (MMR). Performance of dependent measures on academic engagement; Advantages of CWPT in classroom instruction; Influence of CWPT on the performance of students with MMR; Social effects of CWPT.
- 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...
- Learning and Control of Simple Aiming Movements by Adults With Profound Mental Retardation.
Choi, Seung-oh; Seung-oh Choi; Meeuwsen, Harry J.; French, Ron; Stenwall, Jill // Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly; Apr1999, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p167
Behavioral, response outcome, and response kinematic measures were analyzed for 6 adults (5 males and 1 female) with profound mental retardation (PMR). Participants performed 30 error-free simple linear aiming movements Oh a digitizing tablet during 7 acquisition, 3 retention, and 4 transfer...
- 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...
- Australia: Retarded women sterilized.
Brinton, Bonnie; Fujiki, Martin // Off Our Backs; Feb98, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p5
States that according to the Australian government-commissioned report over 1,000 women and girls considered to be mentally retarded has been illegally sterilized by surgeons in Australia's public health system. Reference to a ruling by the Australia's High Court in 1992, in relation to illegal...
- MENTAL DEFICIENCY GROUP MEETS.
Brinton, Bonnie; Fujiki, Martin // Exceptional Children; Apr1956, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p315
The article announces the annual meeting of the American Association on Mental Deficiency in Richmond, Virginia.
- Two siblings with severe mental retardation and a novel inherited ~4Mb microdeletion of 11p11.2 ï¿½ ? A new locus for mental retardation.
Brinton, Bonnie; Fujiki, Martin // 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.
Brinton, Bonnie; Fujiki, Martin // 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 ï¿½ clinical report.
Brinton, Bonnie; Fujiki, Martin // 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.
Brinton, Bonnie; Fujiki, Martin // 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.
Brinton, Bonnie; Fujiki, Martin // 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.
- 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...
- NIH Consensus Statement on Phenylketonuria.
Hellekson, Karen L. // American Family Physician; 4/1/2001, Vol. 63 Issue 7, p1430
Focuses on the consensus statement released by the United States National Institutes of Health on the screening and management of phenylketonuria (PKU). Information on PKU; Incidence and prevalence of the disease; Screening strategies for PKU; Efficacy of the treatment of PKU.
- 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), ï¿½29.99.
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.
- CONCEPTIONS OF IDIOCY IN COLONIAL MASSACHUSETTS.
Wickham, Parnel // Journal of Social History; Summer2002, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p935
Investigates conception of idiocy in colonial era in Massachusetts. Factors contributing to a socially constructed interpretation of idiocy; Suitability of the language of idiocy for Puritan portrayals of human despair and spiritual negation; Presence of important documentation on idiocy in...
- On Distorting Reality to Comprehend Distortion.
Blatt, Burton // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Dec1984, Vol. 17 Issue 10
Argues that if distorting reality clarifies reality, distorting the realities of segregated institutions or schools or disabled people could clarify those places and lives. Different types of creators and destroyers in the field of mental retardation; Description of books on mental retardation;...
- 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.
- Nursing student numbers on rise.
Fessenden, Kate // 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.
Fessenden, Kate // 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.
- From the Editor.
Hessels, Marco G. P. // Journal of Cognitive Education & Psychology; 2012, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p1
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental retardation, and genetic syndromes.
- 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.
Susser, Mervyn // American Journal of Epidemiology; 1998, Vol. 147 Issue 3, p197
An introduction is presented in which the author discusses epidemiology, a research on mental retardation, and studies on public health.
- Nutrition and the brain.
Susser, Mervyn // 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.
- No association betweenFMR1premutations and multiple system atrophy.
Yabe, Ichiro; Soma, Hiroyuki; Takei, Asako; Fujik, Naoto; Sasaki, Hidenao // Journal of Neurology; Nov2004, Vol. 251 Issue 11, p1411
Presents a letter to the editor referencing articles and topics on the possible association between multiple system atrophy and permutation of fragile X mental retardation 1 gene, published in previous issues.
- FMR1 premutation as a rare cause of late onset ataxia.
Zühlke, Ch.; Budnik, A.; Gehlken, U.; Dalski, A.; Purmann, S.; Naumann, M.; Schmidt, M.; Bürk, K.; Schwinger, E. // Journal of Neurology; Nov2004, Vol. 251 Issue 11, p1418
Presents a letter to the editor referencing articles and topics on the most common form of inherited mental retardation affecting males, published in previous issues.
Zühlke, Ch.; Budnik, A.; Gehlken, U.; Dalski, A.; Purmann, S.; Naumann, M.; Schmidt, M.; Bürk, K.; Schwinger, E. // Journal of Psychiatry & Law; Winter2006, Vol. 34 Issue 4, preceding p1
A correction to the article "Challenging Expert Testimony on Intelligence and Mental Retardation," that was published in the Summer 2006 issue is presented.
- learning disability nurses win award.
Zühlke, Ch.; Budnik, A.; Gehlken, U.; Dalski, A.; Purmann, S.; Naumann, M.; Schmidt, M.; Bürk, K.; Schwinger, E. // 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.
- 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.
- For mental retardation, X marks the spot.
Ingram, Christina // Newsweek; 6/10/1991, Vol. 117 Issue 23, p61
Announces that two teams of researchers reported last month that they had discovered the site of the mutation on the human chromosome that causes mental retardation. Report in `Cell' last week by geneticist that they had pinpointed the actual gene responsible for the syndrome; Fragile X syndrome.
- 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.
- BECOMING WHOLE.
McGraw, Caroline // Ability; Apr/May2013, p58
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of a would-be childhood paleontologists who digs for treasure in people with autism and intellectual disabilities.
- 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.