WHAT IS INFANTILISM?
Infantilism is defined as the preservation of the characteristics inherent in childhood in the psyche and behavior of an adult. The term “infantilism” (infantilismus) itself came from the Latin word “infantilis”, which means “infant, child” or from “infans” – non-speaking.
Still infantilism can be defined as immaturity in development, that is, an infantile person is inherently an immature person.
Infantilism in children is the preservation in their psyche and behavior of the characteristics characteristic of an earlier stage of mental development. Continue reading