International Review of Research in Mental Retardation: Volume 33

International Review of Research in Mental Retardation: Volume 33 : Developmental Epidemiology of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities

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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.

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Product details

  • Hardback | 312 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 25.4mm | 544.32g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 33rd edition
  • Illustrated; Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0123662338
  • 9780123662330

Table of contents

Section I: Introduction

Developmental Epidemiology of Mental Retardation/Developmental Disabilities: An Emerging Discipline*

Section II: Methodological Issues and Perspectives

Record Linkage: A Research Strategy for Developmental Epidemiology*

Second-Order Linkage and Family Datasets

Incorporating Geographical Analysis into the Study of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities

Statistical Issues in Developmental Epidemiology and Developmental Disabilities Research: Confounding Variables, Small Sample Size, and Numerous Outcome Variables

Economic Perspectives on Service Choice and Optimal Policy: Understanding the Effects of Family Heterogeneity on MR/DD Outcomes*

Section III: Populations

Public Health Impact: Metropolitan Atlanta Developmental Disabilities Surveillance Program*

Using GIS to Investigate the Role of Recreation and Leisure Activities in the Prevention of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

The Developmental Epidemiology of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities

Evolution of Symptoms and Syndromes of Psychopathology in Young People with Mental Retardation

Index

Contents of Previous Volumes
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Review quote

Praise for the series:
"Belongs on the shelves of every serious student and researcher whose focal interest is the retarded."
-JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY

"Practically every article is of interest for psychologists who are involved with mental retardation."
-CONTEMPORARY PSYCHOLOGY
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About Laraine Masters Glidden

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
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