mental impairment

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men·tal im·pair·ment

a disorder characterized by the display of an intellectual defect, as manifested by diminished cognitive, interpersonal, social, and vocational effectiveness and quantitatively evaluated by psychological examination and assessment.
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As for those who are mentally impaired, their inconveniences would fill another column.
There would have been many more people with a mental disorder than appeared in the courts and it is clear from this study that the mentally impaired were not shunned or ostracised by their families and societies.
Classmates and even a nun branded him as being mentally impaired and assumed he would never graduate eighth grade.
These include full-time students, student nurses, the mentally impaired, soldiers, and diplomats.
The person in question has been determined as mentally impaired, which causes him to become very frustrated and aggressive.
Ambassador Al-Mutairi, speaking to KUNA, expressed gratitude to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah for his support for the mentally impaired.
Autopsies on 342 brains revealed that people who had the new protein were 10 times more likely to have been mentally impaired when they died than those without it.
A jarring hotchpotch of syrupy sentiment, fortune cookie philosophy ("Kindness is magic") and crude slapstick, Derek's only plus point was the realisation Gervais hadn't created his slow-witted character to poke fun at the mentally impaired after all.
Many of them are found to be mentally impaired or cannot afford to obtain their release on bail.
Denying claims without doing a reasonable investigation, including cases where Bankers Life needed more information to determine if a policyholder qualified for benefits because the policyholder was mentally impaired or needed help with daily living activities.
We have a Drug Rehabilitation Center, school for mentally impaired children, autism center, and vocational training center.
Robert Hanlon, senior author of the study and associate professor of clinical psychiatry and clinical neurology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, said that impulsive murderers were much more mentally impaired, particularly cognitively impaired, in terms of both their intelligence and other cognitive functions.