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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:

13.2 Female, Single, 15-24 yrs, Dull and backward, September 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/12
Scope and Contents "This girl was a poor scholar, is a poor domestic worker. Now working as a domestic. "Twice engaged and once jilted". Comes of a family that is poor mentally - I.Q. 78. Father is a postman - conflicting accounts about him. Mother on every committee."
Relatives in survey: brother 13.1
Dates: September 1946

13.4 Female, Single, 15-24 yrs, Dull and backward, September 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/12
Scope and Contents "I.Q. of 75; She was 15 before she left school. Exempt. Clean house, not overcrowded, parents quite intelligent, nice family. [Doctor] confirms that this girl is definitely M.D. He wonders what will become of her. Nurse confirms. Backward family."
Relatives in survey: mother 13.3
Dates: September 1946

1.35 Male, 14 yrs and under, Dull and backward, September 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: September 1947

1.36 Female, 14 yrs and under, Dull and backward, September 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: September 1947

13.8 Female, Single, 15-24 yrs, Dull and backward, Hysteria, September 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/12
Scope and Contents "This woman is a severe neurotic, has never felt able to work. Incomer - came with a certificate saying she was unfit to work owing to V.D.H and nervous debility. Takes stomach turns; complains about being dull about the head and unable to think. Gets 2/6 a week from a Friendly Society, helps at home. Nurse: never has anything to say, just laughs, looks defective."
Relatives in survey: aunt 13.7
Dates: September 1946

15.1 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Dull and Backward, January 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/14
Scope and Contents "This boy is very slow at school, probably dull and backward. His parents were old when he was born. Decent hard-working people. Clean house, not over-crowded. The mother has permicious anaemia."
Relatives in survey: 15.2
Dates: Other: January 1946

1.52 Male, 14 ys and under, Dull and backward, May 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/1

15.2 Male, Single, 15-24 yrs, Dull and Backward, Alcoholism, January 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/14
Scope and Contents "Was very backward at school. He is now doing very well as a tractor driver. P.C. confirms - this is a silly lad, has been in trouble with the police for drinking."
Relatives in survey, son 15.28, brother 15.1
Dates: Other: January 1946