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Whatever test you took, it does not test Asperger. It tests for symptoms that are typical in someone with Asperger. For example one Asperger test asks you to rate the following statement (translated from German) on a skale from 1 = "totally disagree" to 4 = totally agree": I prefer to spend my leisure time with other people rather than alone. Now of ...


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Well that looks like the behavior of any person with a strong passion and focus for his work. There are plenty of these around! I guess it would be more common in any field of work were people already have dedicated a significant part of their life to it, and where it is almost a prerequisite. Being a mathematician selects and cultivates people able to ...


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There's a very small percent of people who enjoy the adrenaline of mental exhaustion. While that signals most people to stop, there are people who will continue exhausting themselves. This isn't physiologically healthy. You need to recognize when you're worn out and rest. Don't get hyper-focused on your problem.


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Two additional points to the previous answer from what. With the release of the 5th edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), Asbergers is no longer classified as a condition in its own right, but as Autism coupled with high intelligence and intact language skills. Almost all accounts of Autism hold that it exists as a ...


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If you define mental disorder as any behavior not applying to (more or less arbitrary) social norms, then yes, the activity you describe would probably be considered mental disorder. However, the same would apply for example to: homosexualism most hobbies asceticism and religious devotion playing and listening to music The last may seem odd, but Plato ...


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Not sure about any of this, since I just found out today by reading this article: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/suffer-the-children/201203/why-french-kids-dont-have-adhd about the French alternative approach. I guess the only thing I can add is that the article above indicates there are some benefits to the French approach over the American, as well ...



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