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This is a much larger sub-group of the population and the term tends to be used in education circles.
Around nine out of ten people with mental health issues have experienced stigma and discrimination in their lives (Time to Change (2008): Stigma Shout; Service user and carer experiences of stigma and discrimination).
There is separate CPS Legal Guidance for Mentally Disordered Offenders.
This guidance should be read in conjunction with the CPS public policy statements - 'Supporting Victims and Witnesses who have Mental Health Issues' and 'Supporting Victims and Witnesses who have Learning Disabilities'.
It results in a reduced ability to learn new skills, understand complex information or live independently.
Learning disabilities have a lasting effect on development socially and educationally, and can often be combined with physical conditions such as reduced functional skills.