ERIC Number: EJ343882
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Reply to Barnett's Comments on the Definition and Classification of Mental Retardation.
Hodapp, Robert M.; Zigler, Edward
American Journal of Mental Deficiency, v91 n2 p117-19 Sep 1986
The authors respond to a critique of their article proposing low IQ as the sole defining characteristics of mental retardation and address such issues as social versus intellectual definitions, the role of social adaptation in defining mental retardation, the relevance of diverse definitions to research and practice, and the nature-nurture controversy. (Author/CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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