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| Published: March 25, 2015

Mental Retardation an Overview

Dr. Thiyam Kiran Singh ,

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Govt. Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh) Editor, IJIP Google Scholar More about the auther

Arya Arvind

Mphil Clinical Psychology trainee, Department of Psychology, AIBAS, Amity University Rajasthan , Jaipur Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.045/20140202

DOI: 10.25215/0202.045


There are limited numbers of studies which have evaluated mental retardation in a complete way. This article reviews the existing literature and electronic searches available regarding mental retardation. This article deals with mental retardation, definitions, types, brain defects causing retardation, some organic syndromes associated with retardation, screening tools used and a brief view on treatment methods used by Psychologist.
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ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.045/20140202

DOI: 10.25215/0202.045

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Published in   Volume 02, Issue 2, January-March, 2015

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