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Intellectual Disability

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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:

9.5 Female, Married, 55-64 yrs, Dull and backward, December 1943

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/9
Scope and Contents From the File: Questionnaires for persons in Area 9. Indexed.
Dates: Other: December 1943

9.9 Female, Single, 15-24 yrs, Dull and backward, August 1945

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/9
Scope and Contents From the File: Questionnaires for persons in Area 9. Indexed.
Dates: Other: August 1945

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

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/1

11.1 Female, Single, Over 65 yrs, Senile and Arterio-sclerotic psychoses, Low grade mental defective, November 1945

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/10
Scope and Contents "This woman was admitted to CR and diagnosed as senility. History of meningitis at 2 - speech and gait affected, mentality of a child of 4, could not dress herself; in bed last two years, has had a stroke, incontinent and paralysed. Parents dead - mother senile before death, father was a farmer. Two surviving sisters, three others died young of croup, TB and meningitis. Home conditions good, harmonious."
Dates: Other: November 1945

11.2 Female, Single, 35-44 yrs, Idiocy, Physical illness or invalidism, November 1945

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/10
Scope and Contents "This is "a kind of imbecile lassie" - always in bed. Father a well-to-do farmer. Intelligent. Mother alive, elderly. Very fine woman, about 55. Good home, clean, harmonious. [Male informant] this girl had a huge head - thought to be the result of infantile paralysis shortly after birth. Dr - post-meningitis hydrocephaly."
Dates: Other: November 1945

11.3 Female, Married, 15-24 yrs, High grade mental defective, November 1945

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/10
Scope and Contents "This woman had an IQ of 68 - Dr confirms backwardness. She is married and keeps house for her widowed father. Dr confirms - an unstable type of family. The husband, in his late 20's is neurotic, an incomer, but not suitable for inclusion. PC confirms husband is a handyman, about 35?, Irish, quiet."
Relatives in survey: Siblings 11.28, 11.29
Dates: Other: November 1945

1.17 Male, 35-44 yrs, High grade mental defective, April 1947

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

12.3 Female, Widowed, Married, 45-54 yrs, High grade mental defective, February 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/11
Scope and Contents "This woman is thoughtless, not very bright mentally, a loose old dame, went with soldiers. Use to send her husband on the bus for messages and then had a good time. PAO says this woman is hypochondrial, aye girning. Dr says they are both a bit peculiar. Nurse "peculiar, awful tongue, not just quite....". Dr confirms - she is MD."
Relatives in survey: husband 12.4, children 12.5, 12.42
Dates: Other: February 1946