Reducing the Stigma of Intellectual Disabilities: The Evolution of Modern Medical Explanations

niques are still in use today (albeit in modified form).As progress continued, IDs began to be formally classified as a mental condition with medical causes. The origins of the American Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders date back to the 1840s. These early efforts to name, classify, and recor

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