Asperger's syndrome: a clinical account

  title={Asperger's syndrome: a clinical account},
  author={Lorna Wing},
  journal={Psychological Medicine},
  pages={115 - 129}
  • L. Wing
  • Published 1 February 1981
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Psychological Medicine
SYNOPSIS The clinical features, course, aetiology, epidemiology, differential diagnosis and management of Asperger's syndrome are described. Classification is discussed and reasons are given for including the syndrome, together with early childhood autism, in a wider group of conditions which have, in common, impairment of development of social interaction, communication and imagination. 

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