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Early developmental backgrounds of autistic and mentally retarded children. Future research directions.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3543889     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A brief account of the main diagnostic distinctions between autism and mental retardation is provided, which serves as the basis for reviewing available evidence on possible commonalities and differences in the developmental backgrounds of these two groups of children. Systematic comparisons in the histories of the two groups have rarely been undertaken, yet they are crucial for understanding the agents and processes uniquely associated with the genesis of each condition. Specific suggestions are made on some fruitful avenues for such comparative research undertakings.
Authors:
M M Konstantareas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Psychiatric clinics of North America     Volume:  9     ISSN:  0193-953X     ISO Abbreviation:  Psychiatr. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  1986 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-03-03     Completed Date:  1987-03-03     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708110     Medline TA:  Psychiatr Clin North Am     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  671-88     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Autistic Disorder / psychology*
Child
Child Development*
Child, Preschool
Diagnosis, Differential
Humans
Infant
Mental Retardation / psychology*

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