An autism spectrum disorder characterized by by significant difficulties in social interaction, alongside restricted and repetitive patterns of behavior and interests, but a relative preservation of of linguistic and cognitive development.

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What are the differences between Asperger's Syndrome and Schizoid Personality Disorder?

They are specifically listed as two separate disorders in the ICD, but what are the differences between Asperger's Syndrome and Schizoid Personality Disorder? Since both result in a withdrawal from ...
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Book about Asperger's for Asperger's

Is there a book that people with Asperger's can read to better understand their diagnosis and how to cooperate with people?
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Criterion for Asperger's Syndrome

I realize that the diagnostic criteria for Asperger's Syndrome (AS) have changed with the latest version of the DSM, but there was a criterion in the DSM-IV for AS that I didn't understand: "marked ...