Volume No. :   7

Issue No. :  2

Year :  2019

ISSN Print :  2347-8640

ISSN Online :  2454-2660


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Psychosocial Factors associated with Mental Retardation



Address:   Dr. Sapna
Associate Professor, Head of Department of Pediatric Nursing, RPEC, Sohana, Mohali, Punjab, India
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2454-2660.2019.00064.4

ABSTRACT:
Mental retardation refers to sub average general intellectual functioning which originates during the developmental period. Mental retardation is a highly disabling condition. According to American association of mental deficiency, “Mental retardation can be defined as a significantly sub average general intellectual functioning, resulting or association with concurrent impairment in adaptive behaviour and is manifested during the developmental period”.
KEYWORDS:
Psychosocial, mental retardation, factors, association, attitude, parent child relationship, home environment.
Cite:
Sapna. Psychosocial Factors associated with Mental Retardation. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2019; 7(2):283-284.
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