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Asperger'S Disorder

Overview

Asperger’s disorder is an autism spectrum disorder which shows significant difficulties in fluent social interaction along with repetitive and restricted patterns of interests and behaviours. The condition is a mild variant of another disorder known as Autistic


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Causes

The exact cause of the condition is unknown. The research shows that genetic factors may contribute towards in causing the condition.


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Signs & Symptoms

Some of the common symptoms of the condition are changes in behaviour pattern, faces problem in social interaction, speech and language problem, problems with sleep, learning disabilities and emotion. It is not necessary that condition show its symptoms when a person suffers from Asperger's disorder.

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Prevention

There is no prevention of the condition.


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Treatments
Behavioural management training Psychotherapy

 The condition does not have any cure or treatment. However, if the condition gets diagnosed at early stage social skills and behavioural management training helps in improving the condition. Communication training, cognitive behaviour therapy, etc. also helps in improving speech and language problems, removing behaviour problems like obsessions, angry outbursts, etc.

Although, there is no medication available for the condition, doctors prefer giving medications for controlling some symptoms. Symptoms that are controlled by medications are depression, anxiety, hyperactivity

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