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A Review: Asperger Syndrome

Volume 2 - Issue 1

Purohit Saraswati*

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    • Dept Mental Health Nursing, J.S.S college of Nursing, Mysuru, India

    *Corresponding author: Mrs Purohit Saraswati MSc (Psychiatric Nursing), Asst lecturer,Dept Mental Health Nursing, J.S.S college of Nursing, Ramanuja road, Mysuru-570004

Received: December 11, 2017;   Published: January 03, 2018

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2018.02.000622

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Asperger syndrome is an autism spectrum disorder, Autism is a spectrum condition. People with Asperger syndrome face difficulties in communication, social interaction and in making relations, being autistic will affect the people in personal and social life. People with Asperger syndrome also have difficulties in mental health issues or other conditions. This type of people have intelligent Quotient of below or average level as they are facing difficulties in social and developmental skills. They do not usually have the learning disabilities, but they may have specific learning difficulties. They have fewer problems with speech but may still have difficulties with understanding and processing language. People with this condition may be socially awkward and have an all-absorbing interest in specific topics. Communication training and behavioural therapy can help people with the syndrome learn to socialise more successfully. A diagnosis is the formal identification of the condition, usually by a multi-disciplinary diagnostic team

Keywords: Autism; Teratogens; Stereotypical

Abbreviations: AS: Asperger Syndrome; CBT: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Abstract| Introduction| Cause| Symptoms| How it is Different from Classic Autism?| Diagnosis| Treatment| Conclusion| References|