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Symptoms of disease - violation of intellectual development

Violation of intellectual development (mental retardation, mental retardation) is currently one of the most intensively developed in the direction of child psychiatry and clinical genetics.

Mental retardation is a General concept, including a very heterogeneous from the clinical point of view of the phenomenon.

Mentally retarded call this the child has consistently broken cognitive activity due to organic brain damage.

Common to all these different States of identifying at an early age and violations of adaptive behavior, connected with insufficient development of cognitive abilities. The term «mental retardation» includes all clinical and pathogenetic variants emerged in the early age of intellectual defect, and not only those, which are characterized by the predominance of violations of the abstract and logical thinking and a lack of progression of defect, i.e., mental retardation.

Which diseases there is violation of intellectual development

To the present time it is established that there are two fundamentally different groups of the ethiological factors responsible for the formation of mental retardation.
The first group, leading to more severe mental retardation, includes a variety of pathological processes, significantly disorganize formation of the structure and functions of the brain. Exogenous factors megaphonic circle refer to the so-called random adverse environmental impacts (injuries, neuroinfections, organic brain damage, epilepsy, schizophrenia, etc.).
The second group of the ethiological factors associated with a mild mental retardation. This genetic constitutional influence in conjunction with the environmental conditions that contribute to or hinder the realization of the genetic potential of the development of the intellectual functions. The same effects are involved, obviously, in the formation of intelligence and in the norm.
Often enough intellectual, violations occur when the hereditary metabolic diseases.
Some inherited diseases, especially diseases of the accumulation of lipids, cause profound mental degradation due to the extensive disorder cell and subcellular organization. However, in most birth defects exchange, accompanied by mental retardation, so common structural violations of the no.

Which doctor should I contact if there is a violation of intellectual development

  • Psychologist
  • Psychiatrist
  • Neurologist

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