Mental retardation (MR)

Psychiatry

Intellectual Disability: Causes, Presentation and Treatment

Mental retardation (MR) or intellectual disability (ID) is a descriptive term for sub average intelligence and impaired adaptive functioning arising in the developmental period (< 18 yr). Causes Mental retardation affects about 1 – 3% of the population. There are many causes of mental retardation, but specific reason can only be found in only 25% […]

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