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Thoughts? Could seeing a psychiatrist who specializes in autism/aspergers help with my eating disorder?

Thoughts? Could seeing a psychiatrist who specializes in autism/aspergers help with my eating disorder?

Ask: A psychiatrist receives training in medical school and residency in dealing with eating disorders. Let the doctor know and see if he or she is comfortable with helping you or if he or she has someone they could refer you to. ...Read more

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How can I check to see if I have aspergers syndrome?

How can I check to see if I have aspergers syndrome?

Questionares consult: Simple questionares are available on every good university yale stanford and all the campus look up yale developmental center . My foundation and nonprofit wow village has a website u can contact us through websites and we can guide adi and ados simple questionares books written like born on a blue day are great for insight. ...Read more

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Which tests are done to see if someone has aspergers syndrome?

No tests required: It's made on the history and talking to the person. Most aspies are troubled & perplexed by their inability to fit in, and will welcome a chance to learn better social skills so that their advantages (strong science focus, etc.) can benefit themselves and others. The rapid mechanical speech and the failure at team / coordination sports also help. ...Read more

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What signs of aspergers did you see as a toddler?

What signs of aspergers did you see as a toddler?

Asperger: Main features are qualitative impairment in social interactions with lack of empathy, stereotyped restricted patterns of behaviors/activities/interests, no delay in cognitive development or language. Other associated features can include intense preoccupation with a narrow subject, clumsiness & restricted use of words. ...Read more

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Could i go and see a psychiatrist to see if I have asperger's?

Yes -Team of Experts: Asperger's syndrome is a condition that has been considered by some to fall along the autistic spectrum, and is considered by many at this point to be a variant of high functioning autism. For that reason and others, the term Asperger's syndrome is no longer considered to be a diagnosis by psychiatrists and other physicians that use the DSM-V (the guide book of diagnosis and their descriptions that is used by doctors to diagnose patients with psychiatric conditions). However, the important part of your question is helping you to get the help you need to function at the highest level for you, which is the purpose of any medical or psychiatric diagnosis. While your primary care doctor might be a good place to start, a psychiatrist is specially trained to help those with conditions such as those along the autism spectrum. If you have questions about this, I would encourage you to speak with your doctor to help you find a qualified psychiatrist so that you'll be able to get the answers and the help you need. Again, please speak to your doctor. ...Read more

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Would i see a neurologist to find out if I have aspergers?

Would i see a neurologist to find out if I have aspergers?

A Psychiatrist: A psychiatrist, especially a board certified child psychiatrist would seem best to be able to make the diagnosis of asperger syndrome. All child psychiatrists, like myself, are also general?Adult psychiatrist. We have special expertise being able to diagnose conditions usually beginning in childhood, as is the case here. A good book is asperger syndrome byu tony attwood. ...Read more

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What to do if i think I have aspergers, do you recommend i see a psychologist?

What to do if i think I have aspergers, do you recommend i see a psychologist?

Yes - Specialist: Why not let a specialist help you with this important diagnostic detective work? I suggest finding a psychologist who specializes in the diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome (now referred to as Autism spectrum Disoder) - especially someone who works with adults. With their years of education, training and experience, they'll know what questions to ask and what to look for. ...Read more

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How does a doctor test to see if a child has Asperger syndrome?

How does a doctor test to see if a child has Asperger syndrome?

Multiple ways: Your physician will gather information from you, your child's teachers via a form such as vanderbilt. Also, your provider will observe your child's behavior during a consult. In addition, help can be sought from a developmental specialist or psychiatrist. ...Read more

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My 11 year old son has aspergers with a 10 month complication of voices and psychosis, who should we see at vanderbilt for diagnosis and treatment?

Their clinic: The Monroe Cavell Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt has an outstanding child and adolescent clinic that can provide a first rate evaluation of your son and appropriate treatment. Medical school clinics often provide a route to state of the art care and patients can usually be seen there more promptly than through referrals to individual faculty. Contact information is available at their website. ...Read more

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What is aspergers?

Autism spectrum disorder: I found an excellent concise and very helpful explanation of asperger's at the following website.Asperger syndrome - national library of medicine www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov asperger syndrome is often considered a high functioning form of autism. It can lead to difficulty interacting socially, repeat behaviors, and clumsiness. ...Read more

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