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Gepubliceerd in: Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 8/2014

01-08-2014 | Letter to the Editor

Asperger’s Disorder on Life Support

Auteur: Richard Perry

Gepubliceerd in: Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders | Uitgave 8/2014

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For those of us who were deeply interested in the controversy involving the proposed elimination of Asperger’s Disorder (AD) form the DSM-5, the article by Luke Tsai (Tsai 2013) is of much interest. He impressively reviewed 128 publications that addressed the issue of whether or not AD was quantitatively or qualitatively different than Autistic Disorder or High Functioning Autism. The opinion that it did not was an important part of the rationale that the Workgroup of the American Psychiatric Association put forth which led to the elimination of all the subgroups of autistic disorder including AD. …
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Metagegevens
Titel
Asperger’s Disorder on Life Support
Auteur
Richard Perry
Publicatiedatum
01-08-2014
Uitgeverij
Springer US
Gepubliceerd in
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders / Uitgave 8/2014
Print ISSN: 0162-3257
Elektronisch ISSN: 1573-3432
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-014-2067-0

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