Autism and Asperger syndrome: coexistence with other clinical disorders.

  title={Autism and Asperger syndrome: coexistence with other clinical disorders.},
  author={Christopher Gillberg and Eva Billstedt},
  journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  volume={102 5},
OBJECTIVE : To provide a clinically useful analysis of the extent to which autism and Asperger syndrome coexist with other disorders. METHOD Selective review of the literature detailing data pertaining to symptoms and disorders sometimes encountered in connection with autism or Asperger syndrome. RESULTS A large number of medical conditions, psychiatric disorders and behavioural and motor dyscontrol symptoms are associated with autism and Asperger syndrome. CONCLUSION Comorbidity is to be… CONTINUE READING

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