V62.89 | definition of V62.89 by Medical dictionary
borderline intellectual functioning (redirected from V62.89)
borderline intellectual functioning A cognitive impairment defined as an IQ between 71 and 85, below which a person is regarded as mentally retarded, and above which a person is within the gaussian distribution of normal intelligence. Those with borderline intellectual functioning can hold simple jobs, function independently and maintain a home.
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If coercion seems likely, counseling may be reported with code V65.49 (Other specified counseling) or code V62.89
(Other psychological or physical stress, not elsewhere classified; Other).
Although the DSM-IV (1994) lists Religious or Spiritual Problem (V62.89
) as an area that may be the focus of clinical attention, and the Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct (2002) includes religious diversity as a human difference about which psychologists should be knowledgeable and competent, a lack of emphasis exists in this area within graduate training programs (Miller, 1999; Richards & Bergin, 2000).