Citations with the tag: MENTAL retardation

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  • 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.

  • 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...

  • Australia: Retarded women sterilized.
    Choi, Seung-oh; Seung-oh Choi; Meeuwsen, Harry J.; French, Ron; Stenwall, Jill // 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.
    Choi, Seung-oh; Seung-oh Choi; Meeuwsen, Harry J.; French, Ron; Stenwall, Jill // 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 � ? A new locus for mental retardation.
    Choi, Seung-oh; Seung-oh Choi; Meeuwsen, Harry J.; French, Ron; Stenwall, Jill // 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.
    Choi, Seung-oh; Seung-oh Choi; Meeuwsen, Harry J.; French, Ron; Stenwall, Jill // 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.
    Choi, Seung-oh; Seung-oh Choi; Meeuwsen, Harry J.; French, Ron; Stenwall, Jill // 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.
    Choi, Seung-oh; Seung-oh Choi; Meeuwsen, Harry J.; French, Ron; Stenwall, Jill // 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.
    Choi, Seung-oh; Seung-oh Choi; Meeuwsen, Harry J.; French, Ron; Stenwall, Jill // 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.

  • 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), �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.

  • 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;...

  • Nursing student numbers on rise.
    Blatt, Burton // 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.

  • 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.

  • Introduction.
    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.

  • Errata.
    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.

  • Forensic aspects of mental handicap.
    Hopkins, S. M. // British Journal of Psychiatry; Apr90, Vol. 156, p588 

    A letter to the editor is presented commenting on an annotation in the November 1989 issue on the forensic aspects of mental handicap.

  • 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.

  • Cohen syndrome.
    MARR, RON // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p481 

    An encyclopedia entry for "Cohen syndrome," which refers to a rare autosomal recessive disease manifesting in small head size, mental retardation, weak muscle tone and low white blood cell counts, is presented.

  • hypophrenia.
    MARR, RON // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p1137 

    A definition of the term "hypophrenia," which refers to mental retardation, is presented.

  • idiocy.
    MARR, RON // 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.
    MARR, RON // 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.
    MARR, RON // 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.
    MARR, RON // 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.
    MARR, RON // 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.

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