What is Asperger's Syndrome?
Psychiatry

What is Asperger's Syndrome?

    What is Asperger's Syndrome?

    Asperger's syndrome is an autism spectrum disorder that affects how people process information and communicate. It also causes problems with social interaction, which may include difficulty understanding other people's feelings and thoughts.

    What is Asperger’s syndrome?

    Asperger's is a developmental disability characterized by difficulties with social interactions and communication, as well as repetitive behaviors and restricted interests. People who have Asperger's often have trouble making friends and communicating with others. They may also have unusual habits such as collecting objects or repeating certain phrases.

    Symptoms of Asperger’ s syndrome

    If you think you might have Asperger’s, talk to your doctor. He or she will ask questions about your symptoms and perform an evaluation to determine whether you meet the criteria for diagnosis. You may need to see a specialist in child development or psychiatry.

    Causes of Asperger‘s syndrome

    There are several possible causes of Asperger’ s syndrome. One theory suggests that people with Asperger’S have difficulty processing social cues. They also tend to focus more on details than on the big picture. This makes them less able to understand what others are thinking and feeling.

    Treatment options for Asperger‘ s syndrome

    If you think you might have Asperger’s syndrome, talk to your doctor. He or she will help you decide whether treatment is right for you. You may need to take medication or receive therapy.

    Resources for parents with children who have Asperger‘  s syndrome

    There are many resources available to parents of children with Asperger’ s syndrome. These resources can help you learn more about the condition and find support groups for families affected by it.

    The content of the page is for informational purposes only, please consult your doctor for diagnosis and treatment.

    CahitPEKYARDIMCI
    Psychiatry

    Specialist M.D.

    Cahit PEKYARDIMCI

    Koru Ankara Hospital