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What is adult onset aspergers syndrome

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zahid Awan
Specializes in Psychiatry
Social issues: It is an autistic spectrum condition and pertains to the higher functioning end of autistic spectrum. It primarily leads to social limitations and mak... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Gaskill
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 25 years experience
Aspergers: First take a look at this video to get an overview of asperger's. Then it will likely be clear. Main issues are social difficulties and trouble with... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Woods
Psychiatry 31 years experience
Delayed Development: Asperger syndrome (as) is characterized by repetitive routines or rituals, peculiarities in speech and language, socially and emotionally inappropriat... Read More
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral 51 years experience
Social Skills: A problem in everyday reciprocal social interactions that harmfully impacts functioning @ work & home. Poor conversational skills; monitone speech. T... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Robert Woods
Psychiatry 31 years experience
Not Well Established: The prevalence of Asperger syndrome (as) is not well established. Experts estimate that as many as 1 in 88 children age 8 will have an autism spectru... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 51 years experience
Many ways: Be sure of the diagnosis. You should be under the care of a doctor & therapist experienced in treating aspies. Take pride in your individuality. Talk ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Diagnosis isn't key: What you do is what matters. No magic rx. Key is learning not be be an unintentional jerk. Relationships are more important than being right. Say only... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
General Practice 19 years experience
Get an assessment: The only way to get a correct diagnosis is to see a healthcare professional.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert GalatzerLevy
Child Psychiatry 51 years experience
Not particularly: However, some people with this and similar disorders notice environmental factors like noise, room temperature, lighting conditions to a greater exten... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eliezer Schwartz
Clinical Psychology 44 years experience
See an expert!: Most children with asperger's present a group of specific signs: having repetitive and unusual behaviors; having ritualistic behaviors and pre-occupa... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 51 years experience
Maybe: There were news media reports in the mid 2000's regarding oxytocin & aspergers. The latest definitive article i found, from mit & published 2010, indi... Read More
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