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Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
Seek evaluation: Racing thoughts is most commonly associated with bipolar disorder -a serious mood problem. I would recommend consulting a psychiatrist .It would also ... Read More

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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Woods
29 years experience Psychiatry
Delayed Development: Asperger syndrome (as) is characterized by repetitive routines or rituals, peculiarities in speech and language, socially and emotionally inappropriat ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
52 years experience Addiction Medicine
As confirmation.: Sometimes a professional can confirm what you already know and this will help you with what to do about your future. The dsm-v however have deleted ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
ASPERGERS SYNDROME: Is a kind of autism less severe in neurodevelopmental disorder, more inteligent than the rest of autism. Unless he is sick involving a bad organ, he ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Akin
36 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Autism spectrum dis: These are all terms used to describe, what is now, a single classification called autism spectrum disorder. This is a developmental brain disorder tha ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Generally not: Individuals with high functioning autism often show improvement over time and have symptoms that overlap with asperger's disorder.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Akin
36 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
They probably don't: There is a new classification system which does not differentiate autism, pdd, and asperger's. They are all referred to autism spectrum disorder. High ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
YES IT IS HIGH FUNCT: Yes Asperger syndrome is a high functioning type of autism.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
No: High anxiety levels are probably the most common result of the irregularities that lead to the development of autism.The symptoms of autism are the ad ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Soto
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not a diagnosis: The term "high functioning autism" is a term usually referring to individuals who have some but not all symptoms of autism. It is not truly a diagnos ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
ASD: This is in the autistic spectrum. Call the autistic research institute in san diego for referral to a defeat autism now physican. This is a biochemica ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Krulak
22 years experience Family Medicine
ADHD: Conventional symptoms include forgetfulness and excessive daydreaming, as well as an inability to sit still, or constant fidgeting. Some more adult s ... 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 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Ocd: Obsessive–compulsive disorder (ocd) is an anxiety disorder characterized by intrusive thoughts that produce uneasiness, apprehension, fear, or worry; ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Minor autism: The diagnosis is a clinical one. When issues like impaired attention and depressed mood are also present the diagnosis of Aspergers ( now termed minor ... Read More
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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience Child Psychiatry
Varies: Risk factors: family history of adhd, premature birth, substance abuse (especially stimulants and alcohol) during pregnancy, smoking during pregnancy ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
The strengths and: Weaknesses in a child with autism who has a full-scale iq > 70, are such that they tend to have more difficulty in the american school system, in whic ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience Child Psychiatry
None at all: These are synonymous terms. The "formal" diagnosis is asperger's disorder. Syndrome refers to a cluster of symptoms that co-occur and help us identi ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. There is attention deficit disorder with and without hyperactivity.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Many are aggressive : But not all. Here is an excellent resource on the issue. (i live with my grandson who is 6 years old and has autism. He seems to get aggressive if he ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
These are not : Causes for aspergers/ autism but they could certainly exacerbate symptoms.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Ann Block
31 years experience General Practice
Yes: I have found that the underlying causes of adhd symptoms and autism symptoms are often the same. There is just a difference in how the symptoms manife ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Maybe?: With or without treatment. Chronic amphetamine like rx may stupify their creativity for more socially acceptable behavior!
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