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Asperger syndrome and high-functioning autism

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 January 2018

Christopher Gillberg
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Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Annedals Clinics, S-413 45 Göteburg, Sweden, Fax: +46 31 415545

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This paper reviews the history of Asperger syndrome (AS) and high-functioning autism (HFA), current diagnostic concepts and criteria, some controversial diagnostic issues, epidemiology, background factors, outcome, and intervention guidelines.

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Copyright © 1998 The Royal College of Psychiatrists 

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