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What exactly is minimal brain dysfunction defined as?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Mbd

An old term for adhd.

In brief: Mbd

An old term for adhd.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Old term

This was a term once used to describe kids with mild learning disabilities or add.
The idea of a brain with "minimal impairment" was common in the 70's and 80's. It supposed that mild brain injury was the cause like it is for cerebral palsy. Today we understand the complex genetic and non-genetic factors involved and the term has lost its usefulness.

In brief: Old term

This was a term once used to describe kids with mild learning disabilities or add.
The idea of a brain with "minimal impairment" was common in the 70's and 80's. It supposed that mild brain injury was the cause like it is for cerebral palsy. Today we understand the complex genetic and non-genetic factors involved and the term has lost its usefulness.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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