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Behavioral research in mental retardation

Behavioral research in mental retardation

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Published by Dept. of Special Education, University of Oregon in Eugene .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • People with mental disabilities -- Research -- Congresses,
  • People with mental disabilities -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by Herbert J. Prehm, Leo A. Hamerlynck, and James E. Crosson.
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesOregon studies in the habilitation of the retarded, Rehabilitation Research and Training Center in Mental Retardation. Monograph no. 1, Monograph (University of Oregon. Rehabilitation Research and Training Center in Mental Retardation) ;, 1.
    ContributionsPrehm, Herbert J., ed., Hamerlynck, Leo A., 1929- ed., Crosson, James E., ed., University of Oregon., United States. Social and Rehabilitation Service. Division of Research and Training Centers.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV3004 .B45
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 126 p.
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5637671M
    LC Control Number68065625

    For many years, only scores from intelligence tests (IQs) were used in the diagnosis of mental retardation. As professionals and the public came to understand better the limitations of intelligence theory and IQ tests, finding other useful measures for assessing mental retardation became more urgent, especially because of allegations of racial, cultural, and gender bias in standard IQ Author: Daniel J. Reschly, Tracy G. Myers, Christine R. Hartel. Mental retardation currently is defined by the American Association on Mental Retardation (AAMR) as “significantly sub-average general intellectual functioning accompanied by significant limitations in adaptive functioning in a least two of the following skills areas: communication, self-care, social skills, self-direction, academic skills.

      Language and communication problems have long figured prominently in the definition of mental retardation. Volume 27 of the International Review of Research in Mental Retardation focuses exclusively on these language and communication issues. The pace of research on language learning and use in mental retardation has increased in recent years and taken new direction. Sarah W. Bisconer, Janene N. Suttie, in Comprehensive Clinical Psychology, Introduction. Mental retardation is a developmental disability characterized by subaverage intelligence and impairments in adaptive daily life skills. The disorder occurs before the age of 18 years, and is associated with numerous biological, environmental, and sociocultural causes.

    [Behavioral disorders and substance abuse in adolescents with mental retardation] Article in Psychiatrike = Psychiatriki 25(2) April with 18 Reads How we measure 'reads'. 18 Mental Retardation V. Mark Durand University of South Florida, St. Petersburg St. Petersburg, Florida Kristin V. Christodulu Department of Psychology State University of New York, Albany INTRODUCTION Mental retardation is a disorder characterized by limitations in cog-nitive functioning and adaptive behavior (Luckasson et al., ).


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As a result of his editorial effort and the contributions of many authors, the serial is now recognized as the best source of reviews of behavioral research on mental retardation. From its inception, active research scientists and graduate students in mental retardation have looked to this serial as a major source of critical reviews of research and theory in the : Hardcover.

This special thematic volume in the International Review of Research in Mental Retardation focuses on motivation within this special population. The book explores several theoretical models of motivation, as well as discussing issues of goal orientation, self-regulated academic learning, the setting and monitoring of realistic goals, and social competence for people with mental : Harvey N.

Switzky. From its inception, active research scientists and graduate students in mental retardation have looked to this serial as a major source of critical reviews of research and theory in the area. These volumes are required reading for any professional seeking a deeper insight into the behavioral consequences of intellectual and developmental handicaps.

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.

Current estimates suggest that between one and three percent of people living in the United States will receive a diagnosis of mental retardation. Mental retardation, a condition characterized by deficits in intellectual capabilities and adaptive behavior, can be particularly hard to diagnose in the mild range of the disability.

The U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) provides income. International Review of Research in Developmental Disabilities is an ongoing scholarly look at research into the causes, effects, classification systems, syndromes, etc.

of mental retardation. This thematic volume, "Health Issues in Down Syndrome," will cover health issues for individuals across the life span.

The book carefully points out the difference between the potential for intervention in the area of mental retardation and the actuality and treatment of mental retardation. Another book deals with Author: Srinivasan Venkatesan. It stimulated and conducted research on criteria for classification and for reliability of diagnosis, and produced and promulgated procedures for joint rating of videotaped interviews and other useful research methods.

Numerous proposals to improve the classification of mental. Behavior Analysis in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. ; McEachin et al., American Journal of Mental Retardation 97(4)–, ). Behavior modification research with. Utility of the Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales in Diagnosis and Research With Adults Who Have Mental Retardation Article (PDF Available) in Mental Retardation 41(4) September with Author: Nigel Beail.

National Research Council (US) Committee on Disability Determination for Mental Retardation; Reschly DJ, Myers TG, Hartel CR, editors. Mental Retardation:. Read the latest chapters of International Review of Research in Mental Retardation atElsevier’s leading platform of peer-reviewed scholarly literature.

Authors bring state-of-the-art knowledge of cognitive science, developmental science, linguistic, and behavioral genetics to bear on important questions about language and mental retardation Includes new research on long-studied conditions (e.g., Down syndrome) and disorders that are of only recent interest to child language researchers (e.g., fetal alcohol syndrome)Manufacturer: Academic Press.

The U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) asked the National Research Council to assess its disability determination process for mental retardation.

The Committee on Disability Determination for Mental Retardation was formed to evaluate the existing determination process in the context of state-of-the-art scientific knowledge and clinical practice.

The committee was also asked to suggest. MENTAL RETARDATION, Vol. 25 All rights of reproduction in any form reserved.

/02 $ James S. Leffert and Gary N. Siperstein (MMR) who are the focus of this chapter, the inadequacies of existing conceptu- alizations of adaptive behavior (for example, the American Association on Mental Retardation [AAMR] definition Cited by: Genre/Form: Congresses Conference papers and proceedings: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Behavioral research in mental retardation.

Eugene, Dept. This book reviews theoretical and empirical work in the developmental approach to mental retardation.

Armed with methods derived from the study of typically developing children, developmentalists have recently learned about the mentally retarded child's own development in a variety of areas. These areas now encompass many aspects of cognition, language, social and adaptive functioning, as well.

Since the s, the development of normalization philosophy and the implementation of community care policies have highlighted the nature and treatment of psychiatric and behavior disorders in people with mental retardation and rekindled the interest of scientists, psychiatric practitioners, and service providers.

With these changes has grown a substantial body of new research and information. International Review of Research in Mental Retardation (ISSN Book 26) - Kindle edition by Laraine Masters Glidden. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

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Volume 29 Pages () Download full volume. Previous volume. select article Behavioral Phenotypes: Going Beyond the Two-Group. As a result of his editorial effort and the contributions of many authors, the serial is now recognized as the best source of reviews of behavioral research on mental retardation.

From its inception, active research scientists and graduate students in mental retardation have looked to this serial as a major source of critical reviews of research and theory in the cturer: Academic Press.Mental Retardation Management and Prognosis Article (PDF Available) in Pediatrics in Review 27(7); quiz August with 4, Reads How we measure 'reads'.book provides notes on some of the frequently discussed difficulties of classification.

classification of mental and behavioural disorders in ICD and to the development of Collaborating Centres for Research and Training in Mental Health, located in some 40 countries.