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Follow-up to Asperger’s Syndrome Removal from DSM-5
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Follow-up to Asperger’s Syndrome Removal from DSM-5

Last month the American Psychiatry Association (APA) published the most recently revised edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Health Disorders which has been commonly referred to as the ‘bible of mental health disorders’. This latest ...
Asperger’s Syndrome not part of Autism Spectrum Disorder
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Asperger’s Syndrome not part of Autism Spectrum Disorder

It is official. Next month’s publication of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fifth Edition will not feature Asperger’s Syndrome as one of the ranges of Autism. Actually, Asperger’s, which is usually applied to those with no intelle...
Asperger’s Syndrome to be Removed from the Autism Spectrum
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Asperger’s Syndrome to be Removed from the Autism Spectrum

In a few months, Asperger’s Syndrome will no longer be an entry in the great big book of diagnoses or as it is more commonly referred to, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fifth Edition or the DSM-5 for short. Known for decades as t...