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Character Traits Of Aspergers Disease
Can anyone give me a detailed description of traits for aspergers that are commonly found in teens?
Not room for details: Autism spectrum disorders including asperger's disorder are developmental brain disorders. These individuals have difficulty with social skills that interfere with their ability to function normally. Many different characteristics can be present. Difficulty with conversation, inability to think abstractly, repetitive movements and verbalizations, sensory processing problems, etc... ...Read more
Asperger's syndrome is a developmental disorder affecting a person's ability to socialize and communicate effectively. Common symptoms include unusual nonverbal communication, not being sensitive of others' feelings, having difficulty understanding humor, and speaking ...Read more
Besides being a character trait, is there any mental disorder that could be related to being an extreeeemely sore loser yet not having a big ego?
Passive aggressive: behavior may be what you're describing. Society teaches many of us to repress anger so we're reluctant to speak up when we feel offended. Like a chemical reaction, this always produces resentment, holding it in but expressing anger indirectly, often unaware of it. A sore loser views losing as a big deal but is it? Learning to speak up & to work thru defeat are good therapy topics. :) ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A type of Autism: The term "asperger's disorder" was coined to identify individuals with good intellectual function and relatively normal language who still had poor social skills and odd or unusual behaviors. Because subsequent studies have shown that it has few differences from autistic individuals with similar iqs, the term my disappear in the next diagnostic manual to become part of autism spectrum disorder. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A world apart: On the surface at a social event, the two entities can look similar: poor eye contact, little discussion, odd utterances. However, a child with social anxiety will have normal social interaction in trusted environments, understand social cues, have a clear idea of social norms, adaptations, etc. A child with asperger's does not have these things, and has other issues like sensory and processing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The sherlock holmes movie character has a photographic memory. Do some people really have this, and how common is this trait?
Becoming a : Psychologist requires a BA in Psychology, a MA and. PhD in psychology which takes about 9 years. You need to be intelligent, inquisitive, empathetic, patient, and persistent with a strong moral compass and social skills. You need to be open to work on your emotional issues, as well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm bipolar and can't keep a relationship. What type of character traits in another person would be able to deal with my ups and downs?
I don't really know: of a particular character type to search for in a significant other if you are bipolar. I would encourage you to focus your energies on becoming as well as possible. The more healthy that you are - the higher the possibility that you will be able to establish a healthy relationship with a mentally healthy person. Take care. ...Read more
Comfort: Self-stimulating behaviors are a variety of things that people engage in when they are uncomfortable or anxious in their environment. They can be automatic and like a habit, and can done in an unconscious manner. When people with autistic symptoms do them, it is a way of them coping with their environment by coping with stressful situations and getting a reduction in anxiety. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not likely: Anyone can be dangerous when provoked. A person with asperger tendencies often can not express themselves well and may act unusual, but is no more dangerous than anyone else. They are often better at controlling anger since that have had to work so hard to just tolerate the irritation of life itself. ...Read more
What to do if I have apsergers syndrome, does having aspergers mean that i can't get anyother form of mental ilness and or disorder?
Find a therapist: &/coach to help you understand your condition and help you understand how to cope with social situations. You can have additional diagnosis along with Aspergers. ...Read more
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