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Learning Disabilities MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Learning Disabilities
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.606.150.550
C23.888.592.604.150.550
F03.625.562
Unique ID
D007859
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007859
Scope Note
Conditions characterized by a significant discrepancy between an individual's perceived level of intellect and their ability to acquire new language and other cognitive skills. These may result from organic or psychological conditions. Relatively common subtypes include DYSLEXIA, DYSCALCULIA, and DYSGRAPHIA.
Entry Term(s)
Academic Disorder, Developmental
Adolescent Learning Disabilities
Adult Learning Disabilities
Adult Learning Disorders
Child Learning Disabilities
Developmental Academic Disability
Developmental Academic Disorder
Developmental Disabilities of Scholastic Skills
Developmental Disorders of Scholastic Skills
Learning Disabilities, Adolescent
Learning Disabilities, Child
Learning Disorders
Learning Disorders, Adult
Learning Disturbance
Scholastic Skills Development Disorders
See Also
Dyslexia
Public MeSH Note
2020; see LEARNING DISORDERS 1966-2019
History Note
2020(1966)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/05/26
Learning Disabilities Preferred
Developmental Academic Disability Narrower
Learning Disabilities, Adolescent Narrower
Learning Disabilities, Child Narrower
Adult Learning Disabilities Narrower
Learning Disturbance Narrower
Learning Disorders Related
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