( Developmental Disability )
Treatment ( Psychotherapy )
Treatment ( Pharmacotherapy )
A developmental condition that is characterized by significantly lower then average level of general intellectual functioning. Failure to develop cognitive abilities and achieve an intelligence level that would be appropriate for their age group.
Mental Retardation Severity Unspecified: When there is a "STRONG" presumption of Mental Retardation but standard test can not be used to determine level of impairment.
1. Intellectual functioning significantly below average. IQs of about 70 or lower in person who can take an IQ test. Clinical judgment must be use on those who can not take an IQ test.
2. Impairments or deficits for that age group in functioning in at last two of the following areas:
3. The onset of impairment must be before the age of eighteen.