[Study of situational recognition of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorders, Asperger's disorder and high functioning autism with the Metaphor and Sarcasm Scenario Test (MSST)].

@article{Adachi2006StudyOS,
  title={[Study of situational recognition of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorders, Asperger's disorder and high functioning autism with the Metaphor and Sarcasm Scenario Test (MSST)].},
  author={Taeko Adachi and Shinichi Hirabayashi and Madoka Shiota and Shuhei Suzuki and Eiji Wakamiya and Shinji Kitayama and Masaki Kono and Yukinori Maeoka and Tatsuya Koeda},
  journal={No to hattatsu = Brain and development},
  year={2006},
  volume={38 3},
  pages={177-81}
}
The purpose of this study is to clear up the difference between Asperger's disorder (AS) and high functioning autism (HFA) with a newly developed test, the metaphor and sarcasm scenario test (MSST) can be used to distinguish pervasive developmental disorder (PDD) from attention deficit/hyperactivity disorders (AD/HD). So 66 AS children, 20 HFA children and 37 AD/HD children were selected, compared the profiles of score on the MSST. The results showed that the inability to understand sarcastic… CONTINUE READING