ERIC Number: ED040549
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-May
Mental Retardation: Diagnosis and Treatment.
Poser, Charles M., Ed.
A collection of writings by 17 authors, the text includes the following discussions: general principles of diagnosis and management of mental retardation, neurologic evaluation of the infant and child, psychological evaluation, educational information, and treatment of pseudoretardation, communicative disorders, and metabolic and endocrine causes. Also discussed are surgical treatment of retardation, pseudoretardation associated with epilepsy, psychiatric management, genetic counseling, degenerative diseases causing retardation, general principles of training programs, and the institutionalized retarded. (RJ)
Descriptors: Clinical Diagnosis, Communication Problems, Diagnostic Tests, Epilepsy, Etiology, Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Genetics, Institutionalized Persons, Medical Services, Mental Retardation, Metabolism, Psychological Evaluation
Hoeber Medical Division, Harper and Row, Publishers, 49 East 33rd Street. New York, New York 10016 ($9.50)
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