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Armatas, V. (2009). Mental retardation: definitions, etiology, epidemiology and diagnosis. J Sport Health Res, 1(2):112-122

 

ABSTRACT

The objective of this paper was to provide an overview of mental retardation, a developmental disability with a long and sometimes controversial history. In particular, the current definitions, causes of mental retardation, diagnostic criteria and epidemiological information will be presented.

 

KEY WORDS

intellectual disability, review study, definition, causes, epidemiology, diagnosis.

 

 
Journal of Sport and Health Research - 2009