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ARRIERATION MENTALE [1 record]

Record 1 2017-02-28

English

Subject field(s)
  • Mental Disorders
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Special Education
DEF

A significant limitation both in intellectual functioning and in adaptive behaviour as expressed in conceptual, social, and practical adaptive skills [and for which the onset is] before the age of 18.

OBS

oligophrenia: term used mostly in the medical field.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Troubles mentaux
  • Psychologie cognitive
  • Psychologie clinique
  • Éducation spéciale
DEF

Incapacité caractérisée par des limitations significatives du fonctionnement intellectuel [...] et des limitations significatives des habiletés adaptatives conceptuelles, sociales et pratiques [qui se manifestent] avant l'âge de 18 ans.

OBS

oligophrénie : terme en usage surtout dans le domaine médical.

OBS

déficience mentale; arriération mentale : termes tirés du Mini-lexique de la médecine et du droit et reproduits avec l'autorisation du Centre de ressources en français juridique de l'Université de Saint-Boniface.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Trastornos mentales
  • Psicología cognitiva
  • Psicología clínica
  • Educación especial
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