A 21-year-old member asked:
Can you die from having asperger syndrome?
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No: Asperger's syndrome is a set of symptoms on the autism spectrum. These symptoms can interfere with social function but are not life-threatening.
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Child Psychiatry 50 years experience
Not directly: There is no fatal aspect to asperger's itself. However, some people find the social isolation and other difficulties of living so painful that suicide may become a real risk. There is real help available and people with this condition who want that help should know it is out there.
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Last updated Apr 27, 2013
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