Organic Retardation

Organic retardation is also known as organic brain disorder, organic mental syndrome, organic brain disease, or organic mental disorder; these terms are generally obsolete and pertain to impaired mental functioning which has a biological cause.

For instance, a young patient is displaying a deterioration of his mental abilities due to a brain injury. Currently, this condition is termed as intellectual disability which may be caused by genetic conditions, injury, prenatal complications, and unknown factors.

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