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Intellectual Disability

 Subject
Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings
Scope Note: Subnormal intellectual functioning which originates during the developmental period. This has multiple potential etiologies, including genetic defects and perinatal insults. Intelligence quotient (IQ) scores are commonly used to determine whether an individual has an intellectual disability. IQ scores between 70 and 79 are in the borderline range. Scores below 67 are in the disabled range. (from Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1992, Ch55, p28) Created For = LHSA-Dott

Found in 3009 Collections and/or Records:

17.4 Female, Single, 35-44 yrs, Dull and backward, September 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/16
Scope and Contents "This woman is a bit soft. She is a housekeeper to a farmer. Has had one child to employer's brother, dead, who was below normal mentally."
Relatives in survey: Daughter 17.3
Dates: Other: September 1946

1.75 Male, 15-24 yrs, Dull and backward, May 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/1

1.76 Female, 15-24 yrs, Dull and backward, May 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/1

17.6 Male, Single, 35-44 yrs, High grade mental defective, Physical illness or invalidism, September 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/16
Scope and Contents "Looks like an MD, quarrelsome, can work a little under supervision, not reliable."
Relatives in survey: Father 17.5
Dates: Other: September 1946

1.77 Male, 15-24 yrs, Dull and backward, May 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/1

17.7 Male, Single, 15-24 yrs, High grade mental defective, January 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/16
Scope and Contents "IQ 71, now working on farm. Illegitimate. [Male teahcer] says he was mental and in the retard class. He was certified MD."
Dates: Other: January 1947

17.8 Female, Separated or divorced, 35-44 yrs, Psychopathic personality, Dull and backward, December 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/16
Scope and Contents "Stupid and promiscuous, simple but nice looking, is corrupting her children who should be taken away from her. Lazy. Home conditions seem to vary, sometimes being very dirty, sometimes all right."
Relatives in survey: Children 17.12, 17.10, 17.11,
Dates: Other: December 1946

1.78 Male, 45-54 yrs, Dull and backward, May 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/1

1.79 Male, 15-24 yrs, Dull and backward, May 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/1