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AG94-460D Aggression in Aging Persons with Mental Retardation
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Author: Robert J. Pary, M.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Southern Illinois, School of Medicine, Springfield, IL

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Aging individuals with mental retardation are not immune from becoming aggressive. No one pattern of aggressive behavior exists. Although aggression can be a sign of a major psychiatric disorder, not all aggressive behavior is indicative of a mental disorder or requires psychotropic medication.

Produced in 1994.