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Mental retardation. Developmental disabilities

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  • The Mentally Retarded Childby A. R. Luria

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    The Mentally Retarded Child is an eight-chapter text based on a study of the peculiarities of the higher nervous functioning of mentally retarded children, with special emphasis on child-oligophrenics. The opening chapter considers the problems associated with the study of mental retardation. The succeeding chapters describe the clinical characteristics... more...

  • Cognitive and Intellectual Disabilitiesby Stephen B. Richards; Michael P. Brady; Ronald L. Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 94.00

    Cognitive and Intellectual Disabilities: Historical Perspectives, Current Practices, and Future Directions provides thorough coverage of the causes and characteristics of cognitive and intellectual disabilities (formerly known as mental retardation) as well as detailed discussions of the validated instructional approaches in the field today. Features... more...

  • Preventing Intellectual Disabilityby Pekka Louhiala

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 114.00

    This book covers comprehensively and practically the ethical issues involved in prevention of intellectual disability. more...

  • Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention of Suicidal Behaviorby Robert I Yufit; David Lester

    Wiley 2004; US$ 105.00 US$ 91.00

    Current and comprehensive information concerning the assessment and treatment of suicidal persons and the prevention of suicidal behavior The eighth leading cause of death in the United States and the second leading cause among U.S. teens, suicide is unique in being self-inflicted and is, as such, often preventable. By assessing the risk of suicide... more...

  • Assessing Adults with Intellectual Disabilitiesby James Hogg; Arturo Langa

    Wiley 2008; US$ 91.95 US$ 79.69

    This handbook helps professionals working with adults with intellectual disabilities to establish the needs of individuals through systematic assessment and to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the service they provide. A comprehensive handbook for professionals working with adults with intellectual disabilities. Enables these... more...

  • Learning Disabilitiesby Margaret Todd; Tony Gilbert

    Taylor and Francis 1994; US$ 53.95

    Learning Disabilities raises issues which are of crucial importance to all health care professionals and students who work with people with a learning disability. The authors, senior nurse teachers and practitioners in the field, examine these issues, and the theoretical concepts underpinning them, from a practical perspective. They show how complex... more...

  • Intellectual Disabilityby James C. M.D. Harris

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 54.99

    It is estimated that 7.2 million people in the United States have mental retardation or associated impairments - a spectrum now referred to as "intellectual disability." This book provides professionals with the latest and most reliable information on these disabilities. It utilizes a developmental perspective and reviews the various types of intellectual... more...

  • Health Care Provision and People with Learning Disabilitiesby Jo Corbett

    Wiley 2006; US$ 78.99 US$ 68.46

    Choice and equity of access to primary and secondary health care services is a priority within all aspects of the NHS, however it must be recognised that for some people access to health care can pose difficulties. For various reasons people with learning disabilities can present a range of challenges for the people around them, during times of ill... more...

  • International Review of Research in Mental Retardationby Laraine Masters Glidden

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 225.00

    International Review of Research in Mental Retardation is an ongoing scholarly look at research into the causes, effects, classification systems, syndromes, etc. of mental retardation. Contributors come from wide-ranging perspectives, including genetics, psychology, education, and other health and behavioral sciences. Volume 32 of the series offers... more...

  • International Review of Research in Mental Retardationby Laraine Masters Glidden

    Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 225.00

    International Review of Research in Mental Retardation is an ongoing scholarly look at research into the causes, effects, classification systems, syndromes, etc. of mental retardation. Contributors come from wide-ranging perspectives, including genetics, psychology, education, and other health and behavioral sciences. more...