ERIC Number: EJ368874
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Problem Behavior and Psychiatric Impairment within a Developmentally Disabled Population III: Psychotropic Medication.
Jacobson, John W.
Research in Developmental Disabilities, v9 n1 p23-38 1988
Among developmentally disabled persons (N=35,000) young and middle aged adults were found to receive psychotropic medication at higher rates than children, adolescents, or elderly persons. Medication increased with severity of retardation, restrictiveness of residential setting, severity of problem behaviors, and presence of a psychiatric impairment. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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