Annotation: The similarities and differences between autistic disorder and Asperger's disorder: a review of the empirical evidence.

@article{Macintosh2004AnnotationTS,
  title={Annotation: The similarities and differences between autistic disorder and Asperger's disorder: a review of the empirical evidence.},
  author={Kathleen E Macintosh and Cheryl Dissanayake},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  year={2004},
  volume={45 3},
  pages={421-34}
}
BACKGROUND The ongoing controversy over the distinction between autistic disorder and Asperger's disorder is important to resolve because of the implications regarding an understanding of the aetiology and prognosis, and the diagnostic and clinical practices relating to these conditions. This paper provides a critical evaluation of current published research evidence. METHOD Databases, such as PsychINFO and Medline, as well as book chapters, reference lists from relevant articles, and recent… CONTINUE READING

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