ERIC Number: EJ292581
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Psychotropic and General Drug Use by Mentally Retarded Persons: A Test of the Status Model of Drug Use.
MacEachron, Ann E.
Child and Youth Services, v6 n1-2 p89-101 Spr-Sum 1983
Discusses the use of prescribed psychotropic drugs among the mentally retarded. Analyzes data on over 7,000 retarded adolescents to empirically test a proposed model of drug use. Suggests that interventions should provide needed changes in the individual's social environment as well as psychological and medical care. (CMG)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A