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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:

6.4 Female, Single, 15-24yrs, Dull and Backward, August 1947

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/6
Scope and Contents "IQ 74 [male informant] says she seems all right. Working in hairdressing, is going to get married. Mother 50+. Decent people, clean house, not overcrowded."
Dates: Other: August 1947

6.6 Female, Married, 35-44yrs, Dull and Backward, June 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/6
Scope and Contents "The nurses say that this woman was simple like her husband. She died having a "septic mishap"."
Dates: Other: June 1947

6.7 Male, Widowed, 35-44yrs, High grade mental defective, May 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/6
Scope and Contents "This man, a farm worker, is illiterate, at least he can't sign his name. Wife died in childbirth, child died too. The children can all count but can't read. [Male informant] confirms that he is dull, but his family are OK. [Male informant] says he was an absolute animal - his wife had children less than a year apart. She also carreid on with black men."
Children: 6.8, 6.9, 6.10, 6.11
Dates: Other: May 1947

6.8 Male, Single, 14 yrs or under, High grade mental defective, May 1947

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/6
Scope and Contents "Very dull, exempt from the control exam."
Siblings: 6.9, 6.10, 6.11 Father: 6.7
Dates: Other: May 1947

7.4 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Dull and Backward, June 1947

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/7
Scope and Contents "Slow child, nervous, a queer boy. Had a huge head at birth, was 3 before he spoke. Has been better since he was in hospital with scarlet fever. Illegitimate."
Relatives in survey: 7.6
Dates: June 1947

7.8 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Dull and Backward, June 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/7
Scope and Contents "Said to be of low average intelligence."
Relatives in survey: 7.6
Dates: June 1947

8.2 Female, Married, 55-64 yrs, Dull and backward, April 1947

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/8
Scope and Contents From the File: Questionnaires for persons in Area 8. Indexed.
Dates: Other: April 1947

8.4 Female, Single, 25-34 yrs, High grade mental defective, June 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/8
Scope and Contents From the File: Questionnaires for persons in Area 8. Indexed.
Dates: Other: June 1947

8.5 Male, Single, 15-24 yrs, High grade mental defective, April 1947

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/8
Scope and Contents From the File: Questionnaires for persons in Area 8. Indexed.
Dates: Other: April 1947

9.4 Female, Married, 35-44 yrs, High grade mental defective, March 1944

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/9
Scope and Contents From the File: Questionnaires for persons in Area 9. Indexed.
Dates: Other: March 1944