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What is Asperger‘s syndrome in relation to autism?

Mental health conditions are diagnosed through criteria set out in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) produced by the American Psychiatric Association (APA). The current ...
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Is there any benefit in seeking autism/Aspergers diagnosis as an adult?

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) manifests in early childhood and is characterised by qualitative abnormalities in social interactions, markedly aberrant communication skills, and restricted repetitive ...
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Is there any benefit in seeking autism/Aspergers diagnosis as an adult?

Two nice answers already, but both marching into the same direction. To round off the picture, this is the advocatus diaboli: While the existence of a diagnosis in general demands its application onto ...
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Is there any benefit in seeking autism/Aspergers diagnosis as an adult?

There are many reasons as to why an individual might seek a formal diagnosis of Autism or Asperger’s Syndrome (AS). For some, it may increase self-awareness to some degree for the sake of possibly ...
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What is Asperger‘s syndrome in relation to autism?

Asperger’s syndrome is a condition that doctors refer to as high-functioning ASD autism spectrum disorder which impacts on the individual’s ability to read and communicate socially. The symptoms of ...
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What is Asperger‘s syndrome in relation to autism?

Hans Asperger, who first reported this kind of condition, used the term "autistic psychopathy" (DOI). From very beginning of discovery of this condition, people were aware that Aspergers is ...
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What are my options to get tested for Aspergers as an adult?

I just want to know if I'm on the spectrum or not. Well, the point you made about insurance is pretty accurate, you have to have an actual problem for there to be a medial reason to investigate the ...
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What are my options to get tested for Aspergers as an adult?

At the age of fifty five, I received a diagnosis of severe ADHD. ADHD has significantly affected my life, threatened my marriage, and made my professional career...challenging. I went to see a ...
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