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The Special Case of Down Syndrome

  • G. A. Chiarenza
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Abstract

Down syndrome is one of the main causes of mental retardation. Given its high incidence (1.6 cases per 1000 live births) and the social importance of reeducation and of enabling those affected to enter a working environment, the syndrome has become an object of research with regard to retardation and learning failure.

Keywords

Mental Retardation Down Syndrome Senile Plaque Contingent Negative Variation Child Psychol Psychiatry 
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