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Prevention and treatment of mental retardation.

Irving Philips

Prevention and treatment of mental retardation.

by Irving Philips

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Published by Basic Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mental retardation

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIrving Philips, editor, with the assistance of Mary Ann Esser.
    ContributionsEsser, Mary Ann., California. University. Dept. of Psychiatry.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC570 .P5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 463 p.
    Number of Pages463
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5995152M
    LC Control Number66026953

    In the last few years, psychiatry in the field of mental retardation has begun to reexamine the subtler effects of the medications it employs. This volume is designed to further our understanding of the pharmacologic treatability of the mental illnesses that individuals with mental retardation often display. The book shows how mentally retarded patients can benefit from pharmacological. Prevention of Rh disease (see Rh factor), screening and treatment for phenylketonuria, and emphasis on prenatal care and the dangers of poor nutrition or alcohol consumption during pregnancy have also resulted in a decrease in cases of mental retardation in the United States. Mental retardation rates in poor nations, however, are rising.

    IQ = mental age/chronological age multiplied by It is a ratio of the child's mental age relative to his birth age in IQ is taken as the main indicator of mental retardation, there have to be serious limitations in the way a child adjusts to the social environment, for him to be diagnosed as intellectually impaired. A historical survey of mental retardation is presented as are causes of retardation and current research in the field. The following are also discussed: community and state responsibility for the retarded; education, recreation, and physical education; and methods for the prevention and treatment of mental retardation. "This work, part of the Child Psychology and Mental Health series, is an important addition to the literature regarding American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) health and health care This book belongs in the library of any college with programs in Native studies and/or health programs to prepare care providers to effectively meet the needs of AI/AN clients.4/4(2).

    The most influential book in mental health is. the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition. mental retardation Treatment of mental disorders through verbal communication is psychopharmacology. Alexander, D. (). Prevention of Mental Retardation: Four Decades of Research. Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews. 4: The Arc of the United States. (). Prevent-ing Mental Retardation: A Guide to the Causes of Mental Retardation and Strategies for Preven-tion. Silver Spring, MD.. Last Revised 3/1/   Genetic: Over 30% of mental retardation is attributed to children are likely to suffer from problems such as Down Syndrome and fragile X syndrome. Head Trauma: A severe head injury can cause inflammation in the can change the mental state of the child and lead to difficulties in memory, attention and : Deboshree Bhattacharjee.


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