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Personality Development in Individuals with Mental Retardation

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Edward Zigler, Harvey N. Switzky, John R. Weisz, Marion Glick, Dianne Bennett-Gates, Shulamith Kreitler, Jane Bybee, Robert M. Hodapp, Deborah J. Fidler, Elsabeth M. Dykens
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  • Date Published: August 1999
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521630481

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  • By consolidating forty years of Zigler's research with the work of other major researchers in the field of personality, this book provides a single resource for students, researchers, and professionals working in the field of mental retardation. The basic focus is that although cognitive impairment is a defining feature, personality, emotions, and motivation play a significant role in the behavior of individuals with mental retardation. The comprehensive overview of the theory, research, and practical considerations provided in this book has relevance in identifying, educating, and integrating mentally retarded individuals into society.

    • For use in academic and applied settings
    • Integrates research examining the developmental approach to mental retardation
    • Advocates a 'whole person' approach to understanding goals and performance of individuals with mental retardation
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    "Professionals caring for individuals with mental retardation will find this book a valuable resource, with its overview of research in the field and thought-provoking considerations for practice." Readings

    "In addition to delighting readers, this jewel of a volume will invite a new generation of researchers to an often overlooked area. As Cohen predicts in the book's foreward, there are "decades of thrilling work ahead."" American Journal on Mental Retardation

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    • Date Published: August 1999
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521630481
    • length: 306 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 21 mm
    • weight: 0.62kg
    • contains: 16 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Part I:
    1. The individual with mental retardation as a whole person Edward Zigler
    2. Intrinsic motivation and motivational self-system processes in persons with mental retardation: a theory of motivational orientation Harvey N. Switzky
    3. Cognitive performance and learned helplessness in mentally retarded persons John R. Weisz
    4. Developmental and experiential variables in the self-images of people with mild mental retardation Marion Glick
    Part II:
    5. Motivation for social reinforcement: positive and negative reaction tendency Dianne Bennett-Gates and Edward Zigler
    6. Expectancy of success in individuals with mental retardation Dianne Bennett-Gates and Shulamith Kreitler
    7. The effectance motivation and the performance of individuals with mental retardation Dianne Bennett-Gates
    8. Outerdirectedness Jane Bybee and Edward Zigler
    9. Assessing personality traits of individuals with mental retardation Edward Zigler, Dianne Bennett-Gates and Robert M. Hodapp
    Part III:
    10. Parenting, etiology, and personality-motivational functioning in children with mental retardation Robert M. Hodapp and Deborah J. Fidler
    11. Personality-motivation: new ties to Psychopathology, etiology, and intervention Elisabeth M. Dykens.

  • Editors

    Edward Zigler, Yale University, Connecticut

    Dianne Bennett-Gates, University of Wales College of Cardiff

    Foreword

    Donald Cohen

    Contributors

    Edward Zigler, Harvey N. Switzky, John R. Weisz, Marion Glick, Dianne Bennett-Gates, Shulamith Kreitler, Jane Bybee, Robert M. Hodapp, Deborah J. Fidler, Elsabeth M. Dykens

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