ERIC Number: EJ400740
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Comparison Groups in Research on Families with Mentally Retarded Members: A Methodological and Conceptual Review.
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v94 n3 p195-215 Nov 1989
This review and critique of the use of comparison groups in 57 studies of mental retardation family research addresses such issues as: matching on age versus competency of the mentally retarded family member, demographic equivalence of groups, research involving siblings, research involving mentally retarded parents, and appropriateness of tasks/instruments across groups. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Note: Special Issue on Research on Families.