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feebleminded

feeble-mindedness n.

feeble-mindedness n.

The Danger of the Feeble-minded

The problem of the feebleminded: the Royal Commission, eugenics and eternal chaos

Gerald V. O'Brien, Framing the Moron: The Social Construction of Feeble-mindedness in the American Eugenic Era

MELLAND, Charles Herbert (1872 - 1953), late Capt. RAMC (TF); Hon. Consulting Physician, Ancoats Hospital; Hon. Consulting Physician, The Royal Infirmary, Manchester; Hon. Physician National Association for the Feebleminded

SAYER, Ettie (died 1923), Hon. Medical Officer to the Society for Distressed Gentlefolk; and Consulting Physician to the National Society for the Welfare of the Feeble-minded

Feeble-Minded in our Midst: Institutions for the Mentally Retarded in the South, 1900–1940. By Steven Noll (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1995. xiii plus 254pp. $39.95/hardcover $16.95/paperback)

Steven Noll. Feeble-Minded in Our Midst: Institution for the Mentally Retarded in the South: 1900–1940. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. 1995. Pp. xiii, 254. Cloth $39.95, paper $16.95

TREDGOLD, Alfred Frank (1870 - 1952), Consulting Physician to University College Hospital, London; National Assoc. for Feeble-Minded; Physician in Neurology Royal Surrey County Hospital; Lecturer at London Univ.; Fellow Royal Society of Medicine (ex-Pres. Section of Psychiatry); Member Royal Medico-Psychol. Assoc.; Hon. Fellow American Assoc. on Mental Deficiency

Feeble-Minded in Our Midst: Institutions for the Mentally Retarded in the South, 1900–1940. By Steven Noll. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1995. xvi, 254 pp. Cloth, $39.95, ISBN 0-8078-2220-5. Paper, $16.95, ISBN 0-8078-4531-0.)

 

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An obsolete (and derogatory) term for mental retardation, the condition now often described as “intellectually challenged” or “intellectually impaired.”

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