"Asperger Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A childhood disorder predominately affecting boys and similar to autism (AUTISTIC DISORDER). It is characterized by severe, sustained, clinically significant impairment of social interaction, and restricted repetitive and stereotyped patterns of behavior. In contrast to autism, there are no clinically significant delays in language or cognitive development. (From DSM-IV)
- Asperger Syndrome
- Asperger's Syndrome
- Aspergers Syndrome
- Asperger's Disorder
- Asperger Disorder
- Aspergers Disorder
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Asperger Syndrome".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Asperger Syndrome".
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