borderline intellectual functioning

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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).