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ERIC Number: EJ409859
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Drug Abuse among Mentally Retarded People: An Overlooked Problem.
Delany, Dawn; Poling, Alan
Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, v35 n2 p48-54 Win 1990
Reviews studies on use and abuse of alcohol and illegal drugs among mentally retarded persons. Notes that, although some mentally retarded people experience alcohol and drug problems, prevalence rates appear relatively low. Asserts that reasons for this are speculative and that little is known about treatments likely to benefit mentally retarded people with drug-related problems. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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