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social problem or mental deficiency

N. O"Connor

social problem or mental deficiency

by N. O"Connor

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Published by Pergamon Press .
Written in English


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Statementby N. O"Connor and J. Tizard.
ContributionsTizard, J.
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Open LibraryOL20783434M

Mental deficiency definition is - a deficiency in cognitive functioning; specifically: intellectual disability. Listings , , , , and have two paragraphs, designated A and B; your mental disorder must satisfy the requirements of both paragraphs A and B. Listings , , , , and have three paragraphs, designated A, B, and C; your mental disorder must satisfy the requirements of both paragraphs A and B, or the.

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. Mental defectives were created by the Mental Deficiency Act of and abolished by the Mental Health Act of In there were aro mental defectives in institutions in England and Wales; by that number had grown to nea with a furt under statutory supervision in .

  Following an introduction which helpfully draws a picture of policy and practice in the context of mental health services in the USA, the book divides in two. The first part offers chapters dealing with social problems and their relationships with mental health issues; the second focuses on a range of ‘mental health conditions’.Author: Jim Campbell. This engaging and accessible reader takes a social problems approach to health and medicine, providing a broad and critical lens on contemporary health problems. Designed for courses on social problems and on medical sociology, the volume embraces two fundamental principles: that health and illness are at least partly socially produced, and that health care is not an unfettered good and often.


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