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By Allan Tasman, Wanda K. Mohr

Allan Tasman, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, college of Louisville university of drugs, has teamed up with Wanda Mohr, Professor, Psychiatric psychological healthiness Nursing, college of medication and Dentistry of latest Jersey, to provide a uncomplicated textbook for Psychiatry citizens.

Drawing on fabric from the acclaimed Psychiatry third Edition, this ebook beneficial properties prime quality fabric, chosen on a need-to-know foundation, with an emphasis on uniformity, evenness, and accessibility, all inside of a multi-disciplinary framework.
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They suggest that this is a unique type of X-linked retardation. Another form of X-linked retardation has been reported by Davis, Silverberg, Williams, Spiro, and Shapiro (1982), who found nine retarded males with progressive spastic quadriparesis in three generations of one family. Finally, Fried and Sanger (1973) have suggested that there may be linkage between the blood group allele Xg and a gene causing mental retardation. As Kaiser-McCaw, Hecht, Cadlin, and Moore (1980) have emphasized, there remain many unanswered questions concerning X-linked mental retardation.

38 CHAPTER 3 p q J 2 4 5 6 p q 7 8 1:3 14 10 II 12 p q 15 16 17 18 p q 19 20 21 22 y x Figure 7. Chromosome banding patterns: (p) denotes the two upper arms of each chromosome; (q) denotes the two lower arms of each chromosome. Note. From "High Resolution of Human Chromosomes" by J. J. Yunis, March 1976, Science, 191. Copyright 1976 by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Reprinted by permission. MENTAL RET ARDA TrON 39 X-linked Inheritance Early reports of pedigrees showing an X-linked pattern of inheritance for mental retardation did not receive much attention, in part because many authors suspected that the observed excess of male retardates might be due to cultural factors such as an admission bias on the part of institutions or greater tolerance for low IQ in girls than in boys.

This approach has been elaborated upon by Spitzer, Endicott, and Robins (1975b, 1978) in their Research Diagnostic Criteria (RDC). The RDC in turn led to the construction of one of the structured interviews mentioned previously, the Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia. Perhaps the best-known of all the diagnostic systems in the United States is that of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders of the American Psychiatric Association (1980). This manual, now in its third edition, is commonly referred to as the DSMIII and was first published in 1978.

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