minimal brain dysfunction


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Related to minimal brain dysfunction: developmental aphasia

minimal brain dysfunction

n.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. No longer in scientific use.
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Noun1.minimal brain dysfunction - a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disordersminimal brain dysfunction - a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders
hyperactivity - a condition characterized by excessive restlessness and movement
syndrome - a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease
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Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) first appeared in 1980, replacing the discredited diagnosis of minimal brain dysfunction.
Public Health Service publication by Samuel Clements, Minimal Brain Dysfunction in Children: Terminology and Identification.
The term includes such conditions as perceptual handicaps, brain injury, minimal brain dysfunction, dyslexia, and developmental aphasia.

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