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International Review of Research in Mental Retardation
 
 

International Review of Research in Mental Retardation, 1st Edition

Developmental Epidemiology of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities

 
International Review of Research in Mental Retardation, 1st Edition,Laraine Glidden,Richard Urbano,Robert Hodapp,ISBN9780123662330
 
 
 

International Review of Research in Developmental Disabilities

Glidden   &   Urbano   &   Hodapp   

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Key Features

*Discusses the developmental epidemiology of mental retardation and developmental disabilities
*Explores the cutting edge methodological, statistical, and theoretical advances within the field
*Section I serves as an introduction, Section II reviews the various measurements, and Section III focuses on the epidemiological findings

Description

International Review of Research in Mental Retardation is an ongoing scholarly look at research into the causes, effects, classification systems, syndromes, etc. of mental retardation. Contributors come from wide-ranging perspectives, including genetics, psychology, education, and other health and behavioral sciences.

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Readership

Academic researchers in developmental and cognitive psychology, as well as neuropsychology.

Laraine Glidden

Affiliations and Expertise

St. Mary's College of Maryland, USA

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Richard Urbano

Affiliations and Expertise

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Robert Hodapp

Affiliations and Expertise

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

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International Review of Research in Mental Retardation, 1st Edition

Preliminary Contents

Contributors
Preface
Developmental Epidemiology of Mental Retardation/Developmental Disabilities: An Emerging Discipline (Hodapp and Urbano)
Record Linkage: A Research Strategy for Developmental Epidemiology (Urbano)
Second-Order Linkage and Family Datasets (Tu, Mason, and Song)
Incorporating Geographical Analysis into the Study of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities (Kirby)
Matching, Small Sample Size, and Large Number of Variables: Modern Statistical Methods Applied to Developmental Epidemiology (Blackford)
Economic Perspectives on Service Choice and Optimal Policy: Understanding the Effects of Family Heterogeneity on MR/DD Outcomes (So)
Public Health Impact: Metropolitan Atlanta Developmental Disabilities Surveillance Program (Avchen, Bhasin, Naarden Braun, and Yeargin-Allsopp)
Using GIS to Investigate the Role of Recreation and Leisure Activities in the Prevention of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders (Stanton-Chapman and Chapman)
The Developmental Epidemiology of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities (Hogan, Msall, and Drew)
Evolution of Symptoms and Syndromes of Psychopathology in Young People with Mental Retardation (Einfeld, Tonge, Gray, and Taffe)

Quotes and reviews

Praise for the series:
"Belongs on the shelves of every serious student and researcher whose focal interest is the retarded."
-JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY

"Practically every article is of interest for psychologists who are involved with mental retardation."
-CONTEMPORARY PSYCHOLOGY
 
 

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