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ERIC Number: EJ652144
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-1079-3917
The 1983 AAMR Manual, the 1992 AAMR Manual, or the Developmental Disabilities Act: Which Do Researchers Use?
Conyers, Carole; Martin, Toby L.; Martin, Garry L.; Yu, Dickie
Education and Training in Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, v37 n3 p310-16 Sep 2002
A study examined all research articles published in four journals from 1993-2001. Approximately two-thirds of the articles consistently described participants by the diagnostic categories from the 1983 American Association on Mental Retardation (AAMR) diagnostic manual. An average of 10% of the articles described participants in terms of the 1992 AAMR manual. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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