[image omitted] Review of five instruments for the assessment of Asperger's Disorder in adults.

@article{Stoesz2011imageOR,
  title={[image omitted] Review of five instruments for the assessment of Asperger's Disorder in adults.},
  author={Brenda M. Stoesz and Janine M. Montgomery and Sherri L. Smart and Laurie-ann M. Hellsten},
  journal={The Clinical neuropsychologist},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={376-401}
}
Due to the recent inclusion of Asperger's Disorder (AD) in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (APA, 1994) and the International Classification of Diseases (WHO, 1993), concerns regarding diagnosis of AD, particularly in adults, are emerging. Many existing instruments used to assess Pervasive Developmental Disorder are more appropriate for identifying Autistic Disorder (AU) in children, and their usefulness for assessing AD in adults is questionable. We describe and… CONTINUE READING