SOCIAL MATURITY SCALE

a scale that measures the degree to which a person performs in age appropriate behaviour. Such behaviours are primarily concerned with functioning in the family and community and are sometimes considered in conjunction with measures of intellectual impairment to show the symptoms of retardation.

SOCIAL MATURITY SCALE: "Social maturity scale looks at how we act in regards to our age."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SOCIAL MATURITY SCALE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-maturity-scale/ (accessed October 20, 2020).
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