FUNCTIONAL STATUS

the measure of a person's ability to perform activities of daily living independently. Functional status may be used as an assessment of the severity of a person's disability.

FUNCTIONAL STATUS: "Joe's functional status was low due to his disabilities."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "FUNCTIONAL STATUS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/functional-status/ (accessed November 21, 2017).
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