ERIC Number: EJ616401
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Factors Affecting Decision-Making by Young Adults with Intellectual Disabilities.
Jenkinson, Josephine C.
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v104 n4 p320-29 Jul 1999
Forty-eight young adults with mental retardation were placed into high and low learned helplessness groups based on responses to a questionnaire. Participants were presented with vignettes and asked what they would do. Results found low learned helplessness participants obtained significantly higher decision-making scores. Additional information about options was not beneficial. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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