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ERIC Number: EJ227978
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1980-Apr
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Social Variables Affecting Mental Health in Geriatric Mentally Retarded Individuals: An Exploratory Study.
Carsrud, Alan L.; And Others
Mental Retardation, v18 n2 p88-90 Apr 1980
Social variables that may be associated with mental health in geriatric severely mentally retarded individuals (N=10, mean age 59) were studied. The results indicated that as the frequency of staff resident noninteractions (while in physical proximity) increases, the amount of constructive behaviors exhibited by the clients decreases. (Author/PHR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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