The mathematical creativity of Ramanujan FRS (1887–1920)
- MathematicsJournal of Genius and Eminence
The occasion of the centenary of his death provides a poignant opportunity to reflect on the mathematical creativity of Ramanujan, on the cultural and social milieu in which he grew up, and on the…
Adults with Asperger Syndrome at a Neuropsychiatric Centre in India
A retrospective case note based screening of all adults seen in the outpatient clinic of a tertiary psychiatric department over a ten-year period indicates the use of psychotropic medications based on a symptomatic approach and less reliance on psychological interventions.
Did Michelangelo (1475–1564) have High-Functioning Autism?
- MedicineJournal of medical biography
Evidence is presented that Michelangelo met the criteria for Asperger's disorder, or high-functioning autism, and depression and various medical conditions did not stop his obsessive working habits.
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Autism and Asperger syndrome: Clinical and neurobiological aspects of Asperger syndrome in six family studies
Introduction Asperger syndrome – whatever it is – cannot be dismissed at the drop of a hat as ‘mild autism’ and thereby relegated to the status of eccentricities in a textbook on child psychiatry.…
Asperger's syndrome: a clinical account.
- Psychology, MedicinePsychological medicine
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…