Chapter 9- Mental Retardation
1. Sub-average intellectual functioning I.Q. is 2 standard deviations
below the mean, which is 70 or below.
2. Intelligence test performance is MORE stable for persons with
mental retardation than for non-retarded persons, es
Ch. 5 & 6
1. DSM criteria for ADHD has several criticisms:
-The DSM takes a categorical view of ADHD giving a somewhat
arbitrary(random) cutoff for diagnosis.
-The # of required symptoms is not adjusted for age or level of maturity.
-The required age onse
Who was the father of psychology? WilhemWundt
#1)Who is the least likely to suggest a particular child should be referred for treatment for
a suspected disorder? The child
-When adults seek services for children, it often is not clear whose problem it is.