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Severe mental deficiency in Sweden.

Hans Olof AМЉkesson

Severe mental deficiency in Sweden.

A demographic, clinical and genetic analysis.

by Hans Olof AМЉkesson

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Published by Läromedelsförlaget (Akademiförlaget) in Göteborg .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sweden.
    • Subjects:
    • Mental retardation -- Sweden.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 39-41.

      Statement[Translated by Helen Frey]
      SeriesReports from the Psychiatric Research Centre, St. Jörgen"s Hospital, University of Göteborg, Sweden, 3, Scandinavian university books.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRC570 .A5413 1968b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination(3), 41 p.
      Number of Pages41
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5766430M
      LC Control Number71395230

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      Severe, disabling mental illness has dramatically increased in the Untied States. Marcia Angell, in her New York Review of Books piece, summarizes: “The tally of those who are so disabled by mental disorders that they qualify for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) increased nearly two and a Author: Bruce Levine, Phd. Disability in the Early 20th century This section describes the tension between different attitudes to disability at the beginning of the 20th century. The return home of disabled ex-servicemen from World War 1 challenged the widespread idea that disabled people were a 'burden'.

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