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Latest Findings in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research

Edited by Uner Tan

Cukurova University, Turkey

Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities presents reports on a wide range of areas in the field of neurological and intellectual disability, including habitual human quadrupedal locomotion with associated cognitive disabilities, Fragile X syndrome, autism spectrum disorders, Down syndrome, and intellectual developmental disability among children in an African setting. Studies are presented from researchers around the world, looking at aspects as wide-ranging as the genetics behind the conditions to new and innovative therapeutic approaches.

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Latest Findings in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities ResearchEdited by Uner Tan

Published: February 15th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1236

ISBN: 978-953-307-865-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6733-4

Copyright year: 2012

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48101 Total Chapter Downloads

8 Crossref Citations

17 Web of Science Citations

19 Dimensions Citations


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1. Üner Tan Syndrome: Review and Emergence of Human Quadrupedalism in Self-Organization, Attractors and Evolutionary Perspectives

By Üner Tan, Yusuf Tamam, Sibel Karaca and Meliha Tan


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2. Management of Children with Intellectual and Developmental Disability in an African Setting

By Maroufou Jules Alao, Blaise Ayivi and Didier Lacombe


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3. Enhancing Cognitive Performances of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities: A Human Factors Approach

By Michael T. Carlin


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4. Genetic Aspects of Autism Spectrum Disorders: From Bench to Bedside

By Ivanka Dimova and Draga Toncheva


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5. Problematic Behaviors of Children Undergoing Physical Therapy

By Masayuki Uesugi


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6. Physical and Metabolic Fitness of Children and Adolescents with Intellectual Disability - How to Rehabilitate?

By Calders Patrick, Elmahgoub Sami and Cambier Dirk


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7. Molecular Genetics of Intellectual Disability

By C. Bessa, F. Lopes and P. Maciel


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8. Innovative Therapeutic Approaches for Improving Patient Life Condition with a Neurological Lysosomal Disease

By Audrey Arfi, Magali Richard and Daniel Scherman


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9. Definitions and Explanations in Language, Reading and Dyslexia Research

By Per Henning Uppstad and Finn Egil Tønnessen


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10. A Social Cultural-Approach to Aphasia: Contributions from the Work Developed at a Center for Aphasic Subjects

By Rosana do Carmo Novaes Pinto


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11. Functional MRI-Based Strategy of Therapeutic rTMS Application: A Novel Approach forPost-Stroke Aphasic Patients

By Wataru Kakuda and Masahiro Abo


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12. Oral Ascorbic Acid and Alpha-Tocopherol to Reduce Behavioural Problems in Young Patients Affected of Fragile X Syndrome: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Phase II Pilot Trial

By Y. de Diego Otero, C. Quintero-Navarro, Rocio Calvo-Medina, R. Heredia-Farfan, L. Sanchez-Salido, E. Lima-Cabello, A. Higuero-Tapiador, I. del Arco-Herrera, I. Fernandez-Carvajal, T. Ferrando-Lucas and L. Perez-Costillas


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13. The Freud-1/CC2D1A Family: Multifunctional Regulators Implicated in Mental Retardation

By Anne M. Millar, Tatiana Souslova and Paul R. Albert


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14. Fragile X Syndrome: From Pathophysiology to New Therapeutic Perspectives

By Simona D’Antoni, Michela Spatuzza, Carmela M. Bonaccorso, Elisabetta Aloisi, Sebastiano Musumeci and Maria Vincenza Catania


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15. Phenylketonuria (PKU) – A Success Story

By William B. Hanley


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16. Metachromatic Leukodystrophy Clinical, Biological and Therapeutic Aspects

By Ilhem Barboura, Irène Maire, Salima Ferchichi and Abdelhedi Miled


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17. Studies Related to Dyslexia in Chinese Characters

By Jin Jing, Guifeng Xu, Xiuhong Li and Xu Huang


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18. Dental Implications of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities; Oral Health Status and Retention of Sealants in Intellectually Disabled Patients – 2 Years Clinical Program

By Elzbieta Paszynska


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