A 46-year-old member asked:

What are the symptoms for aspergers syndrome in an adult, say 25-30 years old?

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Dr. Robert Woods
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Delayed Development: Asperger syndrome (as) is characterized by repetitive routines or rituals, peculiarities in speech and language, socially and emotionally inappropriate behavior, problems with non-verbal communication, and limited or inappropriate facial expressions. Adults can overcome some of these symptoms but usually still struggle with social situations and with relationships.
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral 52 years experience
Social Skills: A problem in everyday reciprocal social interactions that harmfully impacts functioning @ work & home. Poor conversational skills; monitone speech. Trouble understanding that (not why) other people may not think what you think, feel how you feel, or want to do what you want, because of lack of theory of mind. Not knowing what to do to make others think better of you. May have anxiety/depression.
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