The primary care physician has a vital role in documenting and preventing sexual abuse among the mentally retarded populations in our community. Since the current national trend is to integrate citizens with mental retardation into the community away from institutionalized care, it is essential that all physicians have a basic understanding of the unique medical and legal ramifications of their clinical diagnoses. As the legal arena is currently revising laws concerning rights of sexual consent among the mentally retarded, it is essential that determinations of mental competency follow national standards in order to delineate clearly any instance of sexual abuse. Clinical documentation of sexual abuse and sexually transmitted disease is an important part of a routine examination since many such individuals are indeed sexually active. Legal codes adjudicating sexual abuse cases of the mentally retarded often offer scant protection and vague terminology. Thus, medical documentation and physician competency rulings form a solid foundation for future work toward legal recourse for the abused.
This Is Why It's So Bad to Call People "Retards"
Urban Dictionary: Retardfucker
She came home, cried all night, said nothing to her parents and then got up and went to work the next day. While she was at her job at a fast-food restaurant in Larchmont -- where she wiped tables, filled ketchup and mustard bottles and made change for video games -- the same man approached her. Annette, who has an I. Since she did not understand the sexual act, she complained that the man had urinated on her the night before. Her friend explained to Annette that she had been raped. Sexual assault of the mentally retarded is by no means a new phenomenon, but it is one that is getting increased recognition. Recently in a case in Glen Ridge, N.
Rape and the Mentally Retarded
In the second half of the 20th century, we came to accept that in certain cases we should avoid deliberately hurtful language. While many deride political correctness for going too far, its initial aim to establish non-hateful language was, and still is, admirable. In the early 20th century, " moron " was a medical term for someone with a mental age of between eight and We know these terms now primarily as pejoratives. Affirming the dignity of all humans, Article 1 of this landmark document states:.
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