4. Asperger Syndrome

  1. Fred R. Volkmar,
  2. Rhea Paul,
  3. Ami Klin and
  4. Donald Cohen
  1. Ami Klin,
  2. James McPartland and
  3. Fred R. Volkmar

Published Online: 30 SEP 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9780470939345.ch4

Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Volume 1, Third Edition

Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Volume 1, Third Edition

How to Cite

Klin, A., McPartland, J. and Volkmar, F. R. (2005) Asperger Syndrome, in Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Volume 1, Third Edition (eds F. R. Volkmar, R. Paul, A. Klin and D. Cohen), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470939345.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 SEP 2013
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471716969

Online ISBN: 9780470939345

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Keywords:

  • pervasive developmental disorder;
  • Asperger syndrome;
  • autistic psychopathy;
  • nonverbal learning disabilities;
  • semantic-pragmatic disorder

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Asperger's Original Clinical Concept

  • Evolving Conceptualization of Asperger Syndrome

  • Asperger's Work Revisited

  • Alternative Diagnostic Concepts

  • Clinical Features of Asperger Syndrome

  • Prevalence

  • Validity of Asperger Syndrome

  • Clinical Assessment of Individuals with Asperger Syndrome

  • Treatment and Interventions

  • Conclusion