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ERIC Number: EJ479427
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0895-8017
Professionals' Prognoses for Individuals with Mental Retardation: Search for Consensus within Interdisciplinary Settings.
Siperstein, Gary N.; And Others
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v98 n4 p519-26 Jan 1994
Four professional groups (totaling 567 subjects) were surveyed regarding their prognoses for individuals with mental retardation. Results showed that physicians had significantly lower expectations and more pessimistic prognoses for children with moderate or severe mental retardation than did other professionals (psychologists, social workers, and educators). (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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