Search for dissertations about: "Mental retardation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 58 swedish dissertations containing the words Mental retardation.

  1. 1. Mental retardation in children : an epidemiological and etiological study of mentally retarded children born 1959-1970 in a northern Swedish county

    Author : Hans K:son Blomquist; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Mental retardation; Incidence; Prevalence; Etiology; CNS handicap; Fragile site X chromosome; Maternal phenylketonuria; Late introduced dietary treatment; Intrauterine irradiation;

    Abstract : In an unselected series of mentally retarded children in the county of Västerbotten, Sweden, the annual incidence of children with severe mental retardation (SMR) (IQ < 50) and alive at the age of one year decreased from 5.3 per 1,000 in 1959 - 1963 to 3.1 per 1,000 in 1967 -1970. READ MORE

  2. 2. Genetic studies of children with mental retardation

    Author : Saideh Rajaei; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Mental retardation; Rett syndrome; RTT; early onset infantile RTT; MECP2; SMR; SNP array; copy number variations; CNV; MECP2 duplication syndrom;

    Abstract : Mental retardation (MR) is characterised by significant limitations in intellectual function and adaptive behaviour. It is estimated that MR affects up to 3% of the population in Europe. Patients with MR are an aetiologically heterogeneous group. Approximately 25-35% of the patients have a genetic diagnosis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Adults with Autism and Mental Retardation. A Life-Span Perspective

    Author : Bengt Åkerström; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Psychology; Autism; life-span; mental retardation; social adaptation; Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : A review of the literature with a life-span perspective on autism gave rise to the formulation of a general research problem: Can demographic factors, individual factors, and social factors (i.e. READ MORE

  4. 4. "Socialt problem" eller "Som andra och i gemenskap med andra" : Föreställningar om människor med utvecklingsstörning

    Author : Kerstin Färm; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Mental retardation; mental handicap; social construction of mental handicaps; institutionalization; integration-segregation of handicapped; discourse and mental handicaps; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : The background of the present study is an interest in how human capacities and limitations have been perceived during the 20th century in Sweden. The empirical work concemes the discursive constitution of the needs and resources of people who have been considered mentally handicapped. READ MORE

  5. 5. Adults with Autism and Mental Retardation : A Life- Span Perspective

    Author : Bengt Åkerström; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Autism life-span mental retardation social adaptation; Disability research; Handikappsforskning;

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