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ERIC Number: EJ530796
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0895-8017
Causes of Age-Related Decline in Adaptive Behavior of Adults with Down Syndrome: Differential Diagnoses of Dementia.
Prasher, V. P.; Chung, Man Cheung
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v101 n2 p175-83 Sep 1996
A study was conducted of 201 adults with Down's syndrome to investigate the differential causes of decline in adaptive behavior. Results indicated that aging, dementia, and severity of mental retardation were significant factors, while absence of a medical illness predicted a higher level of adaptive behavior. (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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