MENTALLY DEFECTIVE

an historical name for a person who suffers from mental retardation.

MENTALLY DEFECTIVE: "A name historically used for mental retardation is mentally defective."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MENTALLY DEFECTIVE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/mentally-defective/ (accessed October 21, 2020).
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