The adults with mental retardation had significantly fewer opportunities to make decisions on such matters as what to eat or wear, how to spend free time, and with whom to live. Results were discussed in terms of the need to operationalize meaningful improvements in the lives of persons with mental retardation that go beyond the appearance of Cited by: Jan 19, · Mental Retardation Behavior Problems. The Mental Retardation identifies with sub-normality in two behavioral dimensions intelligence and social adaptation occurring before the age of This is a culmination of long debate and revision and may well be .
Apr 01, · More than six million Americans, about two or three percent of the population, have mental retardation. Down syndrome, which arises as a result of an extra copy of chromosome 21, is the most common genetic cause.