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Mental retardation : nature, cause, and management

Author: George S Baroff; J Gregory Olley
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : Brunner/Mazel, [1999] ©1999
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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"The third edition of a text originally published in the 1970s, and then hailed as a "classic," this most recent edition seeks to retain the same degree of comprehensiveness and readability as its predecessors. The book provides up-to-date material on the major dimensions of mental retardation - its nature, its causes, both biological and psychological, and its management."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Baroff, George S.
Mental retardation.
(DLC) 99024045
(OCoLC)40990219
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George S Baroff; J Gregory Olley
ISBN: 9781317822479 1317822471
OCLC Number: 881183963
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 497 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The nature of mental retardation --
Personality and mental retardation --
Biological factors in mental retardation --
Nongenetic biological factors --
Psychological factors --
Services and supports --
Maladaptive or "challenging" behavior --
Psychiatric disorders in mental retardation.
Responsibility: George S. Baroff with J. Gregory Olley.
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This new edition revisits the major issues affecting individuals with mental retardation, those personally responsible for their education and well-being, and society at large.  Read more...

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