Family planning for the mentally disordered and retarded.

  title={Family planning for the mentally disordered and retarded.},
  author={Henry Philip David and Janine Marie Morgall},
  journal={The Journal of nervous and mental disease},
  volume={178 6},
Increasing perception of healthy reproductive functioning and conception prevention has been accompanied by greater recognition of the needs for emotional and sexual fulfillment of individuals with mental disorder or retardation. Although family planning services have burgeoned in the United States and many other countries and the special concerns of mentally disordered and retarded persons have been well documented, organized efforts to include counseling on fertility regulation in mental… CONTINUE READING

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