Adult aspergers

Duration: 13min 48sec Views: 716 Submitted: 16.02.2020
Category: Trans Male
Affected individuals display considerably impaired capacity for social interaction, unusual special interests, and a tendency towards ritualized behavior. Furthermore, the authors report their personal experience at a special clinic for adults. The precise etiology is still unknown, but a multifactorial origin with genetic, neurobiological, and psychosocial components appears probable. Although no specific, empirically tested treatment concepts have yet been established, psychotherapeutic elements structuring and directive interventions seem to be helpful, together with pharmacotherapy—if indicated—in the presence of comorbidity. Because their ability to intuitively recognize nonverbal signals in other persons is impaired, patients are considerably limited in their social interactions.

Asperger syndrome and other terms

Asperger's in adults: Signs and symptoms

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[Self-Test] Autism Spectrum Disorder in Adults

Maybe they are even in your family. They are often physically awkward and socially tactless. They seem to be perfectionists but often live in chaos. They know more about some obscure or highly technical subject than seems possible — and go on and on about it.
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