minimal brain dysfunction syndrome

minimal brain dysfunction syndrome

[′min·ə·məl ¦brān dis′fəŋk·shən ‚sin‚drōm]
(medicine)
A complex of learning and behavioral disabilities seen primarily in children of near-average or above-average intelligence exhibiting also deviations of function of the central nervous system.
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Wender, "The Minimal Brain Dysfunction Syndrome," Annual Review of Medicine, 26, 1975, 45-62; R.
A small body of research has also developed to investigate the regression of symptomatology of hyperactivity, attention deficit disorders, and minimal brain dysfunction syndromes at the time of puberty (33,34).
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