Three Diagnostic Approaches to Asperger Syndrome: Implications for Research

@article{Klin2005ThreeDA,
  title={Three Diagnostic Approaches to Asperger Syndrome: Implications for Research},
  author={Ami Klin and David L. Pauls and Robert T. Schultz and Fred R Volkmar},
  journal={Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders},
  year={2005},
  volume={35},
  pages={221-234}
}
  • A. Klin, D. Pauls, F. Volkmar
  • Published 1 April 2005
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders
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