Genetic syndromes associated with intellectual disabilities

Leonard Abbeduto, Angela John Thurman, Lauren Bullard, Sarah Nelson, Andrea McDuffie

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Abstract

Intellectual disability, formerly referred to as mental retardation, is defined by significant limitations in cognitive functioning and the ability to adapt to the demands of daily life with an onset before the age of 18 years.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Medical Neuropsychology
Subtitle of host publicationApplications of Cognitive Neuroscience, Second Edition
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Pages263-299
Number of pages37
ISBN (Electronic)9783030148959
ISBN (Print)9783030148942
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)
  • Medicine(all)

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    Abbeduto, L., Thurman, A. J., Bullard, L., Nelson, S., & McDuffie, A. (2019). Genetic syndromes associated with intellectual disabilities. In Handbook of Medical Neuropsychology: Applications of Cognitive Neuroscience, Second Edition (pp. 263-299). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-14895-9_13