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Might a person with depression have similar characteristics to a person with aspergers?

1 doctor weighed in

In brief: No no

Some things are in common, but asperger is a very specific diagnosis.
Instead, depression is much more common; regardless; reviewing the dsm 4 criteria online would not hurt, and seeing a psychiatrist to get a formal evaluation may help clarify the right diagnosis and get treatment for it.

In brief: No no

Some things are in common, but asperger is a very specific diagnosis.
Instead, depression is much more common; regardless; reviewing the dsm 4 criteria online would not hurt, and seeing a psychiatrist to get a formal evaluation may help clarify the right diagnosis and get treatment for it.
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