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Mental Retardation

  • Steven G. Vandenberg
  • Sandra Manes Singer
  • David L. Pauls

Abstract

The following discussion uses the definition of mental retardation suggested by the American Association on Mental Deficiency (Heber, 1959). It is “a disorder associated with significantly subaverage general intellectual functioning expressed concurrently with deficits in adaptive behavior and manifested during childhood.”

Keywords

Mental Retardation Fragile Site Mental Deficiency Homogentisic Acid Phenylpyruvic Acid 
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Copyright information

© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Steven G. Vandenberg
    • 1
  • Sandra Manes Singer
    • 2
  • David L. Pauls
    • 3
  1. 1.University of ColoradoBoulderUSA
  2. 2.University of Southern IndianaEvansvilleUSA
  3. 3.Yale UniversityNew HavenUSA

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