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Mental deficiency

 Subject
Subject Source: Ukat
Scope Note: Created For = GHT

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Draft article titled The Use of Tests of Intelligence in English and Scottish Schools, 10 Mar 1931

 File
Identifier: Coll-1310/3/1/2/20
Scope and Contents The article explores the uses of intelligence testing in determining mental defects in young children; examinations at 11 (eleven-plus) to determine the child's future schooling; and testing for the purpose of administering vocational guidance. Thomson examines each of these three uses in turn, citing examples of the use of intelligence tests in England and Scotland. He explores some of the problems of testing for selection to secondary school, in particular the possibility of...
Dates: 10 Mar 1931

PR3.976, 1943

 Item
Identifier: LHB40 CC/2/PR3.976
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, correspondence, report and chart relating to male soldier from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 25 at first examination in 1943. Conditions mentioned include: chronic and sub-acute infective meningoencephalitis complicated by adhesive meningitis and chronic hydrocephalus; and mental disabilities. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital.
Dates: 1943

PR2.15895, 1955-1956

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Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.15895
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, correspondence, autopsy report and notes relating to female patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 21 at first examination in 1955. Conditions mentioned include: mental deficiency; uraemia; renal cortical necrosis; and aspiration pneumonia. No treatment given. Patient died in hospital.
Dates: 1955-1956