Asperger's Syndrome: A Review of Clinical Features

@article{Szatmari1989AspergersSA,
  title={Asperger's Syndrome: A Review of Clinical Features},
  author={Peter Szatmari and Rebecca Bremner and Jean Nagy},
  journal={The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry},
  year={1989},
  volume={34},
  pages={554 - 560}
}
The term Asperger's Syndrome (AS) refers to a clinical picture characterized by social isolation in combination with odd and eccentric behaviour. While the syndrome has been recognized for some time, diagnostic criteria for the disorder have not yet been established or evaluated. The objective of this paper is to describe some of the clinical features of AS. Twenty-eight children and adolescents with AS were compared to a group of psychiatric outpatients (matched on age and sex) who were also… 

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