Retardation in Young Children: A Developmental Study of Cognitive Deficit / Edition 1

Retardation in Young Children: A Developmental Study of Cognitive Deficit / Edition 1

by Sarah H. Broman, Paul L. Nichols, Peter Shaughnessy, Wallace Kennedy
     
 

ISBN-10: 089859989X

ISBN-13: 9780898599893

Pub. Date: 08/01/1987

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Results of the Collaborative Perinatal Project report disclose the risk factors for mental retardation found in children examined from the prenatal period to age seven. Both biological and social risk factors are analyzed for both severe and mild cognitive deficits. The authors of this volume investigated the etiologies of the neurological subgroups of the retarded

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Overview

Results of the Collaborative Perinatal Project report disclose the risk factors for mental retardation found in children examined from the prenatal period to age seven. Both biological and social risk factors are analyzed for both severe and mild cognitive deficits. The authors of this volume investigated the etiologies of the neurological subgroups of the retarded and reveal, through comparisons with non-retarded groups, important population factors related to normal cognitive development.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780898599893
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/01/1987
Pages:
370
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile:
1450L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction. Methods. Characteristics of the Mentally retarded Children. Prenatal and Obstetric Factors. The Neonatal Period. Infancy. The Preschool Period. The School-Age Period. Subgroups of the Mentally Retarded. Familial Patterns of Mental Retardation. Summary and Conclusions. Variables Associated with Retardation. Correlations Among Independent Variables. Prenatal Drug Exposure. Distributions and Univartiate Statistics for Discriminating Characteristics of the Mildly Retarded Subgroups.

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