Asperger syndrome and high functioning autism: research concerns and emerging foci

@article{Blacher2003AspergerSA,
  title={Asperger syndrome and high functioning autism: research concerns and emerging foci},
  author={Jan Blacher and Bonnie R Kraemer and Monica Schalow},
  journal={Current Opinion in Psychiatry},
  year={2003},
  volume={16},
  pages={535-542}
}
Purpose of review This review focuses on papers that pertain to recent work on Asperger syndrome or high functioning autism. We noted areas in which there was a preponderance of research published over the last year, including: social communication, sensory characteristics, eye gaze, neurocognitive aspects, comorbidity, and treatment and intervention studies. Recent findings Children, adolescents, and even adults with Asperger syndrome/high functioning autism appear to be deficient in social… Expand
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