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What if dsm5 was right. Asperger is closer to highly sensitive people (dr. Aron) ( with comorbidities) than from hard core autists...As back for dsm6?

What if dsm5 was right. Asperger is closer to highly sensitive people (dr. Aron) ( with comorbidities) than from hard core autists...As back for dsm6?

Probably not: ASD i my opinion refers to people who have neurologically based processing irregularities that are functionally impairing -next dsm will likely get to the genetic basis that leads to difficulty with digestion and access to necessary nutrients. ...Read more

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How to know if I have aspergers or schizotypal?

How to know if I have aspergers or schizotypal?

Differential: diagnosis is the term for sorting out the difference between two conditions that have overlapping symptoms. Making the type of diagnosis you seek can't be done w/out professional help. When a mental health professional makes the diagnosis, appropriate treatment can be offered. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Help please! is asperger's syndrome and hypersexuality often comorbid?

More awkward: A teenaged male aspie has little in the way of social skills, and is likely to approach somebody he find attractive in an awkward way -- even more so than the next male teen. If there's inappropriate acting-out, junior may be grateful to have someone help him understand what he should do instead before there's serious trouble. Drive's probably the same, but special management problems. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are Asperger disease?

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 more

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What is aspergers syndrome?

What is aspergers syndrome?

Aspergers is a mild: Form of autism. Autism is a disorder that interferes with a person's ability to communicate or relate to others whichs starts early in childhood. When people speak about the autistic spectrum they are speaking about a range of degrees from mild to severe autism. ...Read more

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What is asperger's syndrome?

ASD: Asperger's syndrome falls into autistic spectrum disorder. It does not have language and cognitive delays. There are more social interaction problems, cognitive behavior therapy can help you. ...Read more

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What to do if you had aspergers?

What to do if you had aspergers?

Great question: Remember the many plusses. Choose your intellectual focus in something that helps others & will get you a good job. Science & tech -- find what you like best. Get a strength or endurance sport rather than one with teammate interactions. Keep life simple. Say only nice things. Relationships are more important than being right. Tell folks, "i'm just me" rather than "i have a disease." u'll be liked. ...Read more

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I think my nephew has aspergers?

Maybe he does: There's no magic cure for Asperger's. I'm going to assume that Junior isn't just withdrawn and awkward because Dad's an ineffective model / teacher. Asperger's offers many advantages especially in the computer age. The key is getting guidance learning how to talk to people, read people, choosing a strength or endurance rather than coordination or ballgame sport, and achieving to be respected. ...Read more

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What is asperger's syndrome like?

You're different: Working chemistry problems is more fun than a rock concert. No people-sense; even reading faces takes learning & conscious effort. Parties and team sports play baffle you. Coordination skills come hard. The most successful aspies -- and i've known a few -- apply their mental focus to something useful, learn to say only nice things & become useful, well-liked & even "fascinating.". ...Read more

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How to tell if I have asperger's?

Get evaluated: See your psychiatrist who will evaluate you to determine if you have asperger's disorder. ...Read more

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