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Asperger and Autism Spectrum Disorders: Separate or Part of One Continuum?

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In May of 2013, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) is planning to publish an updated Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V), the authoritative manual for identifying psychiatric conditions. One of the proposed changes for the DSM-V is to drop the diagnostic category of Asperger disorder. While first described by Viennese pediatrician Hans Asperger Read more…

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