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Old 12-17-2008, 11:56 AM   #1
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disorder when an adult acts like a child

What type of disorder would this be considered as?

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Old 12-19-2008, 09:29 AM   #2
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Re: disorder when an adult acts like a child

Originally Posted by kca123 View Post
What type of disorder would this be considered as?
Can you be much more specifc? The way you have it worded it could be anything from immaturity to midlife crisis to mental retardation.

Old 02-15-2009, 03:03 PM   #3
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Re: disorder when an adult acts like a child

maybe we can support eachother! I am wondering the same thing! My sister has a very low IQ(wich makes her diagnosis mentally retarded in the paperwork/ evaluation) and mental illness. She has always acted lie a child and shes and adult. I am trying to help advocate for her but it hasn't been pretty! I am wondering how they can keep some like this locked up in a hospital/mental ward? I mean how stable can someone with mental illness be if they have a handicap? I am wondering if there is anything legal that can be done?
take care, monkey

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