ERIC Number: EJ647199
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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Attitudes toward Acceptable Socio-Sexual Behaviors for Persons with Mental Retardation: Implications for Normalization and Community Integration.
Oliver, Matthew N.; Anthony, Aaron; Leimkuhl, Trisha T.; Skillman, Gemma D.
Education and Training in Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, v37 n2 p193-201 Jun 2002
This study evaluated attitudinal discrepancies among non-disabled community members regarding the acceptability of socio-sexual expression for persons with and without mental retardation. Overall, discrepancies between adults with and without mental retardation primarily concern attitudes toward marriage and parenthood. Older adults, both non-disabled and disabled, were more conservative in their attitudes toward socio-sexual behavior. (Contains references.) (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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