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International Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2019, Volume : 7, Issue : 2
First page : ( 283) Last page : ( 284)
Print ISSN : 2347-8640. Online ISSN : 2454-2660.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2660.2019.00064.4

Psychosocial Factors associated with Mental Retardation

Dr. Sapna*

Associate Professor, Head of Department of Pediatric Nursing, RPEC, Sohana, Mohali, Punjab, India

*Corresponding Author E-mail: drsapna.pediatricnursing@gmail.com

Online published on 22 May, 2019.


Mental retardation refers to sub average general intellectual functioning which originates during the developmental period. Mental retardation is a highly disabling condition. According to American association of mental deficiency, “Mental retardation can be defined as a significantly sub average general intellectual functioning, resulting or association with concurrent impairment in adaptive behaviour and is manifested during the developmental period”.



Psychosocial, mental retardation, factors, association, attitude, parent child relationship, home environment.


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