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Asperger Syndrome (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

Asperger's syndrome, Asperger syndrome, AS, Asperger's disorder, Asperger's disorder, autism, autism spectrum, autism disorder, autism spectrum disorders, ASDs, pervasive developmental disorder, high-functioning autism, HFA, pervasive developmental disorder-not otherwise specified, PDD-NOS, nonverbal learning disability, NLD, behavior problems

Common misspellings include Asperger's, Aspberger, Aspbergers, Asberger, Asbergers, or Asberger's.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/10/2013

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Pervasive Developmental Disorder: Asperger Syndrome »

Asperger disorder is a form of pervasive developmental disorder characterized by persistent impairment in social interactions, repetitive behavior patterns, and restricted interests.

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