International Review of Research in Mental Retardation: v. 16

International Review of Research in Mental Retardation: v. 16

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This volume addresses three important areas of current research in mental retardation: behavioural toxicology research and its implications for the cause and prevention of some types of mental retardation, cognitive processes in mentally retarded individuals and the significance of this issue for the further development of remediation techniques, and social adaptation and family functioning.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 202 pages
  • 156 x 235 x 19.05mm | 520g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • index
  • 0123662168
  • 9780123662163

Table of contents

Methodological issues in spectrifying neurotoxic risk factors for developmental delay - lead and calcium as prototypes, S.R.Schroeder; the role of methylmercury toxicity in mental retardation, G.J.Myers and D.O.Marsh; attentional resource allocation and mental retardation, E.C.Merrill; individual differences in cognitive and social problem-solving skills as a function of intelligence, E.J.Short and S.W.Evans; social intelligence, social competence, and interpersonal competence, J.L.Mathias; conceptual relationships between family research and mental retardation, Z.Stoneman.
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