Child Neuropsychology. Clinical Practice by John E. Obrzut and George W. Hynd (Eds.)

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Comparison of cases of retardation arising from neurodevelopmental factors to cases of acquired damage also should proceed with caution. Neurophysiological Factors The tendency for neurostructural impairment to be somewhat related to the severity of mental retardation also may be seen when neurophysiological factors in the retarded are explored. Specifically, with increasing severity of mental retardation in children and adolescents there is an increase in electroencephalographic (EEG) abnormalities (Beckett, 1956; LaVeck & de la Cruz, 1963; Matthews & Manning, 1964; Pevzner, 1961).

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