This volume addresses three important areas of current research in mental retardation: behavioral toxicology research and its implications for the cause and prevention of some types of mental retardation, cognitive processes in mentally retarded individuals and the significance of this issue for the further development of remediation techniques, and social adaptation and family functioning and the importance of these topics for the study of mental retardation.
S.R. Schroeder, Methodological Issues in Specifying Neurotoxic Risk Factors for Developmental Delay: Lead and Cadmium as Prototypes. G.J. Myers and D.O. Marsh, The Role of Methylmercury Toxicity in Mental Retardation. E.C. Merrill, Attentional Resource Allocation and Mental Retardation. E.J. Short and S.W. Evans, Individual Differences in Cognitive and Social Problem-Solving Skills as a Function of Intelligence. J.L. Mathias, Social Intelligence, Social Competence, and Interpersonal Competence. Z. Stoneman, Conceptual Relationships between Family Research and Mental Retardation. Each chapter includes references. Index. Contents of Previous Volumes.
Number Of Pages: 218
Published: 22nd January 1991
Publisher: Elsevier Science