MENTAL DEFECTIVE

an historic name for those with an mental disorder.

MENTAL DEFECTIVE: "Another name for individuals with mental disorders, which is no longer used is mentally defective."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MENTAL DEFECTIVE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/mental-defective/ (accessed February 5, 2020).
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