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Mental health aspects of mental retardation

progress in assessment and treatment

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Published by Lexington Books, Maxwell Macmillan Canada, Maxwell Macmillan International in New York, Toronto, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • People with mental disabilities -- Mental health.,
  • Mental illness -- Treatment.,
  • Mental Retardation -- psychology.,
  • Mental Disorders -- diagnosis.,
  • Mental Disorders -- therapy.,
  • Psychotherapy -- methods.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Robert J. Fletcher, Anton Dosen.
    ContributionsFletcher, Robert J., Dosen, Anton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC451.4.M47 M463 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 438 p. ;
    Number of Pages438
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1417943M
    ISBN 100669280771
    LC Control Number93027741

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    45 minutes ago  AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — When it comes to mental health and the struggles that go along with it, many have a difficult time talking about their . Intellectual disability (ID), also known as general learning disability and mental retardation (MR), is a generalized neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by significantly impaired intellectual and adaptive is defined by an IQ un in addition to deficits in two or more adaptive behaviors that affect everyday, general living.

    Ancient Hindu scriptures-Ramayana and Mahabharata-contain fictional descriptions of depression and anxiety. Mental disorders were generally thought to reflect abstract metaphysical entities, supernatural agents, sorcery and witchcraft. The Charaka Samhita from circa BC, which is a part of the Hindu Ayurveda ("knowledge of life"), saw ill health as resulting from an imbalance among the. Mental health interventions in schools. An empirically derived approach to map intensity and type of school strategies to the needs of students has been used in parts of the USA. 40 This tiered approach 41 includes universal strategies for all students, followed by interventions to assist selected students who face particular risks, and finally a tier with treatment interventions for those.


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