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Brain Damage and Mental Retardation

A Psychological Evaluation

by J. Khanna

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Published by Charles C Thomas Pub Ltd .
Written in English


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Number of Pages227
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ISBN 100398026319
ISBN 109780398026318


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Traumatic brain injury caused by a blow or a violent shake to the head may also cause brain damage and mental retardation in children. Intellectual disability (now the preferred term for mental retardation) is a disorder characterized by cognitive delays. Get the facts from WebMD about.

For example, ADHD is not caused by minor head injuries, damage to the brain from complications during birth, Brain Damage and Mental Retardation book allergies Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Review.

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th Edition (DSM-IV) A book published by the American Psychiatric Association that gives. Mental retardation, also known as intellectual disability or MD/ID, is characterized by below average general intellectual functioning that interferes with cognitive development and the ability to perform normal daily activities.

Mental retardation presents itself at birth or early infancy. Intellectual disability is a condition in which your brain doesn’t develop properly or function within the Brain Damage and Mental Retardation book range.

Learn about symptoms and causes. Brain Damage and Mental Retardation book Mental Retardation is the condition of having an IQ measured as below 70 to 75 and significant delays or lacks in at least two areas of adaptive skills.

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Series on Mental Retardation held in Oxnard, California, in January This book compiles research on neurobiological findings which might lead to an understanding of the basic processes underlying the phenomena of mental deficiency and related aspects of human development.

Mental retardation is identified between birth and six years old. Affected children tend to lag behind peers in coordination, social skills, and language development.

Many children with mental retardation require support from doctors, neurologists. Mental retardation is a term for a pattern of persistently slow learning of basic motor and language skills ("milestones") during childhood, and a significantly below-normal global intellectual.

‘The retardation of ribcage growth may effectively set the limit of functional compensation that can be achieved.’ ‘Fetuses and children exposed to incinerator dioxins suffered liver damage and retardation of sexual and brain development.’.

The most devastating outcomes of IDD are increased perinatal mortality, mental retardation and cretinism. Iodine deficiency is the greatest cause of preventable brain damage in childhood and goiter is the most visible manifestation of IDD. Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. (, August 1).

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The brain has not always been esteemed as the locus of that highly complex and contradictory entity, the human mind. In ancient Egypt, the soul and all mental functioning were thought to be located in the heart, although some scholars assigned this role to the liver.

Hippocrates, in fourth-century (B.C.) Greece, identified the brain as "the interpreter of consciousness" and deduced Cited by: 4. (shelved 2 times as mental-retardation) avg rating — 1, ratings — published Intellectual disability (ID), also known as general learning disability and mental retardation (MR), is a generalized neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by significantly impaired intellectual and adaptive is defined by an IQ un in addition to deficits in two or more adaptive behaviors that affect everyday, general living.

Once focused almost entirely on cognition Specialty: Psychiatry, pediatrics. Chronic mental or physical impairment beginning at any age up to 22 years old and causing significant impairment in the persons major life activities Down Syndrome A human genetic disease resulting from having an extra chromos characterized by mental retardation and heart and respiratory defects.

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Acupuncturists know that a calming effect can often be obtained by simple acupuncture techniques. It is less well-known to what extent acupuncture can affect other aspects of mental function, including serious disorders that involve brain damage, such as stroke, Alzheimer's disease, ALS, mental retardation, attention deficit disorder, Tourette's syndrome, manic.

But mental retardation is not a disease and there are no medicines to cure it. It is a syndrome which is caused by genetic factors (chromosomal abnormalities like in Down’s Syndrome), hereditary causes(due to marriage between close relatives, previous incidences of mental retardation in the family) or due to brain damage of some sort.

The single greatest cause of preventable brain damage and mental retardation is: a. iodine deficiency. vitamin A deficiency. iron deficiency.

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Difficulty breaking down phenylalanine (Phe), an amino acid found in protein. Phenylalanine hydroxylase (PAH). Tyrosine. Food impacts blood Phe levels. Brain Damage and Intellectual Disabilities: Several types of brain damage can lead to an intellectual disability (ID, formerly mental retardation).

These are: 1) Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), 2) congenital brain damage, and 3) progressive brain damage. Congenital conditions are present before birth. Degenerative conditions occur after birth. This condition is present from early childhood and children with IQ level measured below are known to be suffering from mental retardation.

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