SOCIAL DEFICIT

an inability or an unwillingness to act in accordance to age, physical condition and intelligence. It can reduce a person's ability to obtain support and they become a target of treatment.

SOCIAL DEFICIT: "Joe showed a social deficit due to his mental illness."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SOCIAL DEFICIT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-deficit/ (accessed January 8, 2021).
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