SPECIFIC DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS

2

These are the disorders where a certain ability or function fails to develop at an early age. In DSM- IV-TR, such disorders are categorized as learning disorders or COMMUNICATION DISORDERS.

SPECIFIC DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS: "Specific developmental disorders are not attributed to mental retardation."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SPECIFIC DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/specific-developmental-disorders/ (accessed July 5, 2022).

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here