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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience Child Psychiatry
Depends: In general, those with asperger's have a roughly normal to possible quite high iq. This partly is the way it's defined, because language development ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Reading & IQ: It is best for you to get tested by a clinical psychologist who specializes in learning disorders and Aspergers. Group IQ tests such as given in scho ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
IQ of people w': Aspergers is by definition at least average (90-109). It may be even higher. There is a lot of variation between various subsections of IQ test. So in ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
How long aspergers: Aspergers disorder is considered a life long condition. However, with learning social pragmatic skills and reduction of anxiety, individuals often se ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shamshad Haroon
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes they can: It can be complicated as kids like copy cat behavior so it is hard to demarcate and depends on the age it is best to take the child to your paeds doct ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levenson
31 years experience Clinical Psychology
Fluid IQ: As we age, we may encounter neurological events that reduce our capacities to learn or deal with novel situations. Interest, motivation, and personal ... Read More
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A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Cohen
41 years experience Internal Medicine
None: None.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
43 years experience Child Psychiatry
I don't know.: Official stats are usually artificial &often misleading. Stats depend on definitions &these criteria are changing all the time. Plus, "learning disabi ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience Pulmonology
Moderate: I am not sure that there is any published data on the incidence of restrictive lung disease. With rising obesity rates in the us there has been an in ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Probably not: I have never seen any research on this. However, usually "shopping addiction" is a way to reduce anxiety or fear which can stem from various sources.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience Family Medicine
Unknown?: As far as i know there have been no definitive studies on this subject in this country. There have been some studies done on this in england(and you ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
ADD and Smartness: Yes. Of course. But it is impossible to generalize this to all those who have this condition.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Van der Harst
34 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Few in the beginning: Certain syndromes have multiple problems: genetic disorders affecting all organs. Secondary disorders such as obesity, osteoporosis, fractures and ca ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emma Rishton
12 years experience Clinical Psychology
Theory: The popular theory is that people who have high iq's have a more accurate perception of the world and therefore see that the world as a depressing pla ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Varies with cause: In some cases reduced mental function is caused by brain injury before or after pregnancy, alcohol exposure during brain development and or other issu ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience Psychiatry
PTSD: I feel empathy for those going through sibling physical and psychological abuse as children It causes intense fear, panic and helplessness Frequent an ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bartholomew Vereb
15 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: But only temporarily. When a person is depressed they very often don't really care much about the outside world. So, they may seem "dull" or "slow." b ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Most are of limited intelligence, easily swayed by their confreres to engage in illegal activity. Many are victims of outrageous anti-drug laws which ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Holmes
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
Good Question: The whole issue of bipolar disorder in children is controversial, mostly because what we call bipolar disorder in children tends to look different tha ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John O'Malley
53 years experience Child Psychiatry
Not Learning Disabil: Schools are separating out adhd from learning disorders. Kids with adhd can have LD and kids with LD cab have adhd. They are separate and treated di ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: It would depend on the type of delay. Children with speech delay, gross motor or fine motor delays, will more than likely have no impairment of intell ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Rankin
24 years experience ADHD and Autism
Depends : High functioning individuals may still struggle with the skills needed to completely live independently and require additional help. If they do not l ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
Severity: In autism social, communication and restricted range of or odd behaviors is characteristic, in asperger's disorder there are social pbms and a restri ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Some signs maybe observable in infancy. An infant that does not enjoy being held or enjoy being comforted, maybe displaying early signs. However, thos ... Read More

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