Peter Schieber

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Random samples of elderly female residents and of care staff in long-term care institutions of three cities have been compared. The differences in the prevalence of psychiatric illness and disability among the residents are discussed in terms of the differences in the systems of residential care that have been developed in the three cities.
Data from a survey of school-age children in Mannheim are used to test the hypothesis that two forms of mental retardation — the ‘pathological’ and the ‘subcultural’ — can be differentiated on the basis of intelligence tests. The findings indicate that this dichotomy is an over-simplification, since frequency of neurological and other organic impairments is(More)
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