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mental age

 the level of intellectual functioningwhich is suitable for children of a particular age. Typically, mental age is equivalent tochronological age, but if a child is of lower/higher intelligence themental age will be accordingly lower/higher than chronological age.

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Diagnostic andStatistical Manual (DSM)

amulti-axial manual used for theclassification, definition and description of mental healthdisorders.