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ERIC Number: EJ542834
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0047-6765
Flying Blind on Purpose? Thoughts on the Banishment of Developmental Theories from Clinical Settings.
Mitchell, Stephen
Mental Retardation, v35 n2 p141-43 Apr 1997
Raises concerns about the failure of mental health service providers to address the psycho-developmental needs of people with mental retardation, especially incarcerated individuals with severe behavior disturbances and both mental illness and mental retardation. A "flight from developmental theory" is seen in most service providers to this population. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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