Mental Health in Mental RetardationBMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6961.1095a (Published 22 October 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:1095
- N Bouras
Ed Nick Bouras Cambridge University Press, £45, pp 400 ISBN 0-521-43495-5
Some experts in learning disability (mental retardation) can remember working in large overcrowded institutions where patients' rights and dignity were non-existent. The specialty was oriented towards physical aspects of learning disability and particularly genetic issues. The publication of Mental Health in Mental Retardation is symbolic of the changes that have taken place and the reorientation of …
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