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”.
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Sapna. Psychosocial Factors associated with Mental Retardation. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2019; 7(2):283-284. doi: 10.5958/2454-2660.2019.00064.4