Asperger's disorder


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Asperger's disorder

n. Asperger, síndrome de, trastorno de la personalidad que en casos extremos se caracteriza por retraimiento social, falta de habilidad ocupacional, habla de estilo pedante y excesivo interés en asuntos banales.
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Given the term pervasive developmental disorders (PDD) in the DSM-IV-TR, the spectrum includes autistic disorder, Asperger's disorder, and pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified.
Asperger's disorder will be dropped and incorporated under the umbrella diagnosis.
The five points on the autism spectrum included: autistic disorder, Rett disorder, childhood disintegrative disorder, Asperger's disorder and pervasive developmental disorder-not otherwise specified.
A comparative study of the use and understanding of self-presentational display rules in children with high functioning autism and Asperger's disorder.
In preparing DSM IV, we decided to add a new category describing a milder (and therefore much more difficult to define and distinguish) form of autism, called Asperger's Disorder.
Finally, Dan was 25 years old and had been diagnosed previously by a psychologist and a developmental pediatrician with Asperger's Disorder and Specific Learning Disability.
Village Glen School: Serves children with social and communicative disabilities, including Asperger's Disorder.
Questions arose: Gifted and quirky, Asperger's Disorder, or both?
Autism spectrum disorders--which include autistic disorder, pervasive developmental disorder-not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS) and Asperger's disorder (1)--are a group of neurodevelopmental disorders that are characterized by marked impairments in social functioning and communication, as well as repetitive patterns of behaviour or restricted interests.
Among these students are children and adolescents who have been diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome (World Health Organization (WHO), 2007) or, as it is known in North America, Asperger's Disorder (American Psychiatric Association (APA), 2000).
Brassard said, teaches all children and adults, including those with special challenges such as ADHD, hyperactive-impulsive disorders, autism and Asperger's Disorder, among others.