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Drugs and mental retardation

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Published by Thomas in Springfield, Ill .
Written in English

  • People with mental disabilities -- Mental health.,
  • Psychopharmacology.,
  • Mental retardation -- Drug therapy.,
  • Psychopharmacology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and indexes.

    Statementedited by Stephen E. Breuning and Alan D. Poling.
    ContributionsBreuning, Stephen E., Poling, Alan D.
    LC ClassificationsRC451.4.M47 D78 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 436 p. :
    Number of Pages436
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4270458M
    ISBN 100398045992
    LC Control Number81016602

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or historically used terms such as “mental retardation. Abstract. To discuss the pharmacological treatment of learning disabilities and mental retardation simultaneously is a difficult task. Even though both have in common learning difficulties, these two conditions are quite different, having distinct diagnostic characteristics, treatment approaches, and Author: Maria De Fatima Thomas.

Intellectual Disability (Mental Retardation) vs Acquired Brain Injury Acquired Brain Injury is the result of damage to the brain after birth whereas intellectual disabilities normally occur during the prenatal stage, although they can sometimes occur in the perinatal and postnatal stages.

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Mental Retardation book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. (Merrill) Univ. of Alabama, Birmingham. Introductory textbook features 4/5. The market-leading text, Mental Retardation, Sixth Edition, continues to provide educators with timely information about the causes and characteristics of individuals with mental retardation across the lifespan.

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SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities. Fishers Ln Rockville, MD SAMHSA-7 (). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Overview of mental retardation / Alan D. Poling & Stephen E.

Breuning --Drugs as a cause of mental retardation / James Cleary, Mitchell Picker & Alan D. Poling --Behavioral pharmacology and principles of drug action / Alan D.

Poling & Jack Henningfield --Methodological issues. Treatments for mental retardation generally fall into three main categories: (1) treatments that address or mitigate any underlying cause of mental retardation, such as restricting phenylalanine in the diet of patients who have phenylketonuria; (2) treatments of Drugs and mental retardation book physical and mental disorders with the aim of improving the patient’s.

Mental Retardation (MR) is a heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by a significant impairment of cognitive and development due to abnormalities in the structure or function of brain. Mental Retardation: A Look at Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention.

VSA Educational Services, Washington, DC. Resource Center on Substance Abuse Prevention and Disability. This guide to alcohol and other drug abuse prevention for individuals with mental retardation begins with a definition of mental retardation and developmental disability. It is equally well known that the principal form of treatment accorded clients with mental retardation and behavior disorders is pharmacotherapy or the prescrip tion of behavior modifying drugs.

Recent studies show that 6 out of every 10 individuals with mental retardation have been prescribed drugs as treatment for disorders of emotion or. Mental retardation: epidemiology Mental retardation: aetiology Mental retardation: psychiatric co-morbidity and effects on the family Mental retardation: assessment Mental retardation: approaches to management Specific learning disability: language development and disorders Author: David Coghill.

Intended for caregivers, the book provides basic information about the use of medication for children with hyperactivity, learning disabilities, and mental retardation. The main emphasis is on psychotropic drug use for hyperactivity and aggressiveness.

Chapter 1 explains fundamental terms and concepts relating to drug by: 5. Some people with intellectual disability (ID; also known as mental retardation) may also have attention‐deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).Most of the research into treatment of ADHD with amfetamine has been performed in people who do not have ID.

The objective of this review was to assess whether amfetamine is effective in treating ADHD in people who also have an intellectual. Themes in Mental Retardation/Autism Personal characteristics. The age range of main characters with MR/A appeared to be Characterization Characterizations of the individuals with MR/A were analyzed in terms of the (a) level (main or supporting), (b) personal character.

acteristics of persons with mental retardation. Background: The aim of this study was to assess the medication use in children and adolescents with mental retardation (MR) retrospectively in a cross-sectional study.

In this classification, axis II disorders include personality disorders, such as ASPD or obsessive–compulsive disorder, as well as mental retardation; axis I disorders include all other mental disorders, such as anxiety, eating, mood, psychotic, sleep, and drug–related disorders.) marked by a longstanding pattern of irresponsibility and.

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Elliott on mental retardation drugs: Most older kids and adults will be aware of their learning and performance difficulties when they have milder forms of intellectual impairment.

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How many levels does it have. What is the dependent variable. On what scale (nominal, ordinal, interval, ratio) was it measured. 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 lty: Psychiatry, pediatrics.

Mental retardation is a term that signifies the developmental disability. In some children, it becomes difficult to recognize the issue. Children appear normal but have developmental delays. Therefore, parents need to consult their doctor to overcome the concerns and detect the problem.

The child may have trouble functioning in everyday life. Patients who abuse drugs or alcohol are also less likely to adhere to treatment for a mental illness, and that can worsen psychiatric symptoms. Another theory, however, is that substance abuse may be masking, or entwined with, other risk factors for violence.

Definition of terms in mental health, alcohol abuse, drug abuse, and mental retardation. Rockville, Md., Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, National Institute of Mental Health [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

REFERENCES. Menolascino FJ, Wilson J, Golden CJ, Ruedrich SL. Medication and treatment of schizophrenia in persons with mental retardation. Ment Retard. ; 24 Cited by: By preventing metabolic disorders, toxins and alcohols from pregnant mothers and other births, environmental hazards, mental retardation can be prevented to a great extent through education and propaganda.

Early treatment for phenyl ketonuria hydrocephalis and cretinism may probably reduce the percentage of onset of mental retardation.

Strauss D, Eyman RK. Mortality of people with mental retardation in California with and without Down syndrome, Am J Ment Retard. May. (6) Patja K, Mölsä P, Iivanainen M. Cause-specific mortality of people with intellectual. mental retardation, below average level of intellectual functioning, usually defined by an IQ of below 70 to 75, combined with limitations in the skills necessary for daily living.

Daily living skills include such things as communication, the ability to care for oneself, and the ability to work. Assessing psychopathology and behavior problems in persons with mental retardation: a review of available instruments / (Rockville, Md.: U.S.

Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, National Institute of Mental Health, []), by Michael G. Aman and National Institute. Psychotropic drugs are routinely used to treat patients with mental retardation (MR) who, in addition to their cognitive impairments, may manifest behavioral by: 5.

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Although the concept was unclear, because of complications in translation, these documents evidently refer to psychological and biological disabilities due to damages of the brain (Biasini).Fetal alcohol syndrome. Fetal alcohol syndrome ebook to prenatal alcohol exposure ebook first reported by Jones and Smith in [65].

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