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Asperger's syndrome (Topical Term)

Preferred form: Asperger's syndrome
Used for/see from:
  • AS (Psychiatry)
  • Asperger syndrome
  • Asperger's disorder
  • Autistic psychopathy
  • Psychopathy, Autistic
See also:

Work cat.: Autism and Asperger syndrome, 1991 (also Asperger's syndrome)

MeSH browser, June 14, 2007 (Asperger Syndrome. Entry terms: Asperger's Disorder, Asperger's Syndrome)

Dev. Med. Child Neurol., "Asperger's syndrome and autism: comparison of early history and outcome": Dec., 1989: 31(6) ("there were no substantive, qualitative differences between the AS and the autistic groups, indicating that AS should be considered a mild form of high-functioning autism")

Campbell psych. dict.: Asperger's syndrome, see Psychopathy, Autistic ("a type of character disorder characterized by lack of sensitivity, intuition, and human understanding. The autistic psychopath lives in the normal world but in a way that is uniquely his own; his speech, for example, is more a proclaiming than two-way conversation.")

DSM IV (Asperger's disorder)

Forfar paediatrics; Am. psych. gloss.; Kaplan psych.; UCLA hdbk. psych.; Gloss. ment. dis.; DSM-III-R; Dorland's med. dict.; Stedman's med. dict.

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