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ERIC Number: EJ508361
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0895-8017
Investigation of Mortality and Morbidity Associated with Severe Self-Injurious Behavior.
Wieseler, Norman A.; And Others
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v100 n1 p1-5 Jul 1995
Review of the records of 209 institutionalized individuals with developmental disabilities who had died during a 10-year period found that the 29 individuals who exhibited severe self-injury did not live significantly shorter lives, though they did have a significantly higher incidence of vision and hearing impairments when compared to matched cohorts without self-injury. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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