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Programs for preventing the causes of mental retardation

New Jersey Governor"s Council on the Prevention of Mental Retardation.

Programs for preventing the causes of mental retardation

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Published by New Jersey Governor"s Council on the Prevention of Mental Retardation in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

  • New Jersey
    • Subjects:
    • Mental retardation -- New Jersey -- Prevention.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementwritten for the Governor"s Council on the Prevention of Mental Retardation by Peter S. Oliphant, Barbara Geiger-Parker, Glenna W. Gundell with the assistance of Carol B. Funk.
      ContributionsOliphant, Peter S., Geiger-Parket, Barbara., Gundell, Glenna W., New Jersey Association for Retarded Citizens.
      LC ClassificationsRC570.5.U6 N49 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 338 p. :
      Number of Pages338
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2556388M
      LC Control Number85063152

      A mental illness, or mental health disorder, is defined as patterns or changes in thinking, feeling or behaving that cause distress or disrupt a person's ability to function. Mental health disorders in children are generally defined as delays or disruptions in developing age-appropriate thinking, behaviors, social skills or regulation of emotions. What Causes Mental Retardation. Mental retardation can be caused by any condition which impairs development of the brain before birth, during birth or in the childhood years. Several hundred causes have been discovered, but in about one-third of the people affected, the cause remains unknown.

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