borderline intelligence

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the minimal IQ required for someone to function normally and independently in the world (without some form of institutional assistance)

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Psychiatric morbidity and social functioning among adults with borderline intelligence living in private households.
This case was complicated by the presence of borderline intelligence. Individuals with borderline intelligence may experience concurrent psychotic symptoms, [16] but these are commonly non-systematized delusions that they are unable to describe clearly.
Risk factors associated with Borderline Intelligence in Schoolchildren: A Case-Control Study.
These children had intellectual abilities ranging from borderline intelligence to moderate learning disability, with many (38%) having mild intellectual disability.
Referring to Hunter's "borderline intelligence", Judge Fox, the Recorder of Middlesbrough, told him: "You must stop this.
He also agreed with another medical diagnosis that Gleeson was "a chronic schizophrenic" of borderline intelligence.
Prout (Eds.), Counseling and psychotherapy with persons with mental retardation and borderline intelligence (pp.
Ten children had scores consistent with borderline intelligence or mental retardation.
A top psychiatrist, who had treated O'Dwyer, said he was of borderline intelligence.
A significant aspect of borderline intelligence is the conceptualization that children, but above all adolescents, have of their own mental functioning - the cognitive self.
Her parents, who were both of borderline intelligence, literally "forgot" about her.
Prout (Editors), Counseling and Psychotherapy with Persons with Mental Retardation and Borderline Intelligence (pp.
But children who are on borderline intelligence, if they are lead-poisoned, it really could mean the difference between being able to go to a vocational school and land a solid job or not being able to hold down a job because they couldn't receive the proper education.
Leeds Crown Court heard Kayleigh Siswick was assessed to be of borderline intelligence but her mental age was assessed as that of an 11-year-old.
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