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Bishop, Andrew C. – Mental Retardation, 1992
A six-point program of diagnostic inquiry and treatment strategy for individuals with behavior disorders in addition to severe or profound mental retardation is presented, which allows alternate etiological hypotheses to be tested in a clinical setting. This format is intended to unify psychopharmacy practice in mental retardation and in general…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Clinical Diagnosis, Drug Therapy, Etiology
Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto (Ontario). – 1991
This booklet discusses the impact and treatment of the two craniosynostosis syndromes (Apert and Crouzon), which involve the premature fusion of skull sutures, are usually identified at birth, and require years of treatment. It is noted that children with Apert syndrome may have some degree of mental retardation while children with Crouzon…
Descriptors: Congenital Impairments, Emotional Adjustment, Foreign Countries, Hearing Impairments
American Journal on Mental Retardation, 2000
This article introduces this special issue focused on application of guidelines based on the consensus of experts to the treatment of psychiatric and behavioral problems in persons with mental retardation. It explains the method of developing the guidelines, the limitations and advantages of the guidelines, and the organization of the guidelines.…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Emotional Disturbances, Guidelines, Intervention
American Journal on Mental Retardation, 2000
The fourth in seven sets of guidelines based on the consensus of experts in the treatment of psychiatric and behavioral problems in mental retardation (MR) focuses on medication treatment. Guidelines cover strategies of medication management, when to include a medication in the initial treatment plan, and reasons for long-term medication…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Drug Therapy, Emotional Disturbances, Intervention
American Journal on Mental Retardation, 2000
The fifth in seven sets of guidelines based on the consensus of experts in the treatment of psychiatric and behavioral problems in mental retardation (MR) focuses on selection of medications. Guidelines cover selection of medications for psychiatric disorders, selection of medications for target symptoms, and preferred medications within different…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Drug Therapy, Emotional Disturbances, Intervention