Citations with the tag: MENTAL retardation

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  • 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.

  • 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;...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • For mental retardation, X marks the spot.
    Zühlke, Ch.; Budnik, A.; Gehlken, U.; Dalski, A.; Purmann, S.; Naumann, M.; Schmidt, M.; Bürk, K.; Schwinger, E. // 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.

  • 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.

  • Cohen syndrome.
    Hopkins, S. M. // 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.
    Hopkins, S. M. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p1137 

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

  • idiocy.
    Hopkins, S. M. // 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.
    Hopkins, S. M. // 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.
    Hopkins, S. M. // 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.
    Hopkins, S. M. // 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.
    Hopkins, S. M. // 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.

  • Publication reviews.
    Kern, Jeffrey M.; Firth, Colleen S. // Palaestra; Winter95, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p53 

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

  • A terrible thing to waste.
    Kern, Jeffrey M.; Firth, Colleen S. // 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.

  • Book Notes.
    Holmes, Mary // 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • CORRECTION.
    Willard, Huntington F; Hendrich, Brian 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...

  • 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.

  • INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES.
    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.

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