Harvard Catalyst Profiles

Contact, publication, and social network information about Harvard faculty and fellows.

HMS faculty, help us improve the algorithms in Profiles by uploading your CV!

Mental Retardation

"Mental Retardation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Subnormal intellectual functioning which originates during the developmental period. This has multiple potential etiologies, including genetic defects and perinatal insults. Intelligence quotient (IQ) scores are commonly used to determine whether an individual has an intellectual disability. IQ scores between 70 and 79 are in the borderline range. Scores below 67 are in the disabiled range. (from Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1992, Ch55, p28)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Mental Retardation" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Mental Retardation" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
To see the data from this visualization as text, click here.
Related Networks
_
_
Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.