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Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (online): 2304-4977

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/jmfp

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Factors affecting the health of people with mental retardation and ways of their prevention 1212

Letunovskaya S.V.
associate professor of the laboratory «Psychology of abnormal development», Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow
e-mail: let7777@yandex.ru

Abstract
Empirical evidence obtained by researchers in recent years indicates the necessity of increasing the efficiency of prophylaxes in people with mental retardation. In a related move foreign psychology and pedagogy are fully engaged in study of this category of people. The review presented in this study regards the sedentary lifestyle, overweight and obesity, tobacco smoking, insecure sex, stress in children and adults with intellectual retardation; their incidence, peculiarities of their pressure; methods of preventing their negative influences.

Keywords: prophylaxis of divergence in health status; health risk factors; people with intellectual disabilities; sedentary lifestyle; overweight; obesity; insecure sex; decrease of the negative impact of risk factors

Column: Clinical psychology

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