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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Mental retardation and developmental delay.
New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2006
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Moyra Smith; Stuart M Arfin; Ira T Lott
|Description:||1 online resource (xix, 317 pages) : illustrations|
|Contents:||1. Science, society and mental retardation: a history ; 2. Neurogenesis, neuronal migration, maturation and function: insights into learning and memory ; 3. Structural brain anomalies and neural tube defects ; 4. Mental retardation associated with dysmorphology, growth retardation or overgrowth ; 5. Mental retardation associated with other neurological defects ; 6. Mental retardation that develops after a period of normal cognition ; 7. Nonsyndromic mental retardation, autism and language deficits ; 8. Genomics, functional genomics and epigenetics: relevance to mental retardation ; 9. Establishing a diagnosis and determining etiology in developmental delay and mental retardation ; 10. Epilogue: the value of genetic diagnosis - applying knowledge about etiology to prevention and treatment|
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