CULTURAL-FAMILIAL MENTAL RETARDATION

cognitive retardation, typically slight, which takes place in lieu of any recognized natural cause and is thereby credited to genetic or early environmental facets. Commonly referred to as familial retardation and sociocultural mental retardation.

CULTURAL-FAMILIAL MENTAL RETARDATION: "The young girl was assumed to have been affected by cultural-familial mental retardation."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CULTURAL-FAMILIAL MENTAL RETARDATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/cultural-familial-mental-retardation/ (accessed October 4, 2019).
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