Nosological and genetic aspects of Asperger syndrome.

  title={Nosological and genetic aspects of Asperger syndrome.},
  author={Fred Volkmar and Ami J Klin and David L. Pauls},
  journal={Journal of autism and developmental disorders},
  volume={28 5},
The validity of Asperger syndrome (i.e., apart from high-functioning autism) continues to be the topic of considerable debate. Consistent with Asperger's original description of the condition there appear to be some important potential differences from autism if both conditions are strictly defined. Although the importance of genetic factors in the transmission of autism is increasingly clear it also appears that genetic factors may play an even more important role in Asperger syndrome (AS… CONTINUE READING

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