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Asperger's syndrome (AS, Asperger syndrome, Asperger disorder) is an autism spectrum disorder. Asperger's syndrome is characterized by a degree of impairment in language and communication skills, and repetitive or restrictive thoughts or behaviors. The most common symptom of Asperger's syndrome is the obsessive interest in a single object or topic. Other conditions that may co-exist with Asperger's syndrome include: ADHD, tic disorders, depression, anxiety disorders, and OCD. Diagnosis of Asperger's syndrome is complicated, and treatment is generally directed toward minimizing the symptoms of the syndrome and behavioral and educational interventions.

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Terms related to Asperger Syndrome:

  • AS
  • Asperger Disorder
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Disorder, Asperger
  • Syndrome, Asperger