By Jeffrey L. Rausch, Maria E. Johnson, Manuel F. Casanova
At the least seven million youngsters and young people are troubled with developmental, behavioral, or psychological issues. Asperger's affliction, that could persist from formative years into grownup hood, unearths little ones facing psychiatric issues resembling melancholy, awareness deficit affliction, schizophrenia, and obsessive-compulsive illness. This reference examines the etiology, prognosis and remedy of Asperger's disease from analysis in early life throughout the transition to maturity.
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Schizotypal personality or schizoid personality—may advance our understanding of the diagnosis and thereby treatment of Asperger’s disorder. ” The negative symptom spectrum diagnoses arguably share similarity in receptive and expressive deficits in emotion processing coupled with stereotypies in cognition and behavior. We discuss consideration of such cross-diagnostic endophenotypes that may not only share certain categorical neuropsychological symptomatologies but also share potential common biological diatheses and responses to treatment.
She tried to find similar traits in herself and in her relations and talked 6 Examples later on show that Fritz’s stereotypic (repetitive) movements and habits include jumping, hitting and echoing speech. The critical feature of such activity is its fragmentary nature. Often it seems to be generated without external provocation. 7 It is interesting to compare Kanner and Eisenberg’s (1955) description of the autistic boy George and his mother: ‘As they come up the stairs, the child trails forlornly behind the mother, who does not bother to look back’.
Asperger's Disorder (Medical Psychiatry) by Jeffrey L. Rausch, Maria E. Johnson, Manuel F. Casanova