Research Paper On Mental Retardation

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  • Mental Retardation & Psychopathology

    A 9 page research paper that discusses the effect and prevalence of mental disorders with children and adolescents who are mental retarded. Research suggests that the psychopathology of all mental illness may be higher and more complicated due to the presence of mental retardation. In examining the problem of psychopathology in connection with mental retardation in children and young people, the report also examines the topic from a Christian perspective. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Mental Issues, Mindset And Social Work

    3 pages in length. The American mindset toward mental illness, mental retardation and addiction has historically been an attitude of disdain and weakness; those who suffered from these conditions have long been considered undesirable fringe of society and best kept at arm's length. In short, Americans want something done about such individuals so they are dealt with and kept out of mainstream society, however, they do not necessarily want to be the ones handed the responsibility. This is a perplexing reaction in today's world given the propensity of mental health problems that exist - both diagnosed and undetected - in what is often heralded as the world's most prosperous and progressive of societies. A significant reason for this mindset is because Americans are vastly undereducated about mental illness, mental retardation and addiction, and too often draw erroneous conclusions about the social value of these struggling individuals. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Overview of Mental Retardation

    In ten pages this research paper presents a mental retardation overview that includes definition, its causes, negative perceptions, historical misconceptions, education of children, and future research. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Americans and Mental Retardation

    In five pages this paper discusses mental retardation in terms of definition, etiology, and incidence as it affects the American population with prevention options among the topics considered. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

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