Problem

Asberger's symptom

Other Names:
Obsessional specialization
Nature:
A pattern of behaviour characterized by detachment from everyday life, problematic personal relationships and a limited ability to communicate, unconventional behaviour, humourlessness, accompanied by an encyclopaedic knowledge and pedantic knowledge of an obscure subject. These symptoms may be a variant of autism. Patients suffer ridicule because the symptoms are regarded as the manifestation of a tiresome personality rather than as a medical condition.
Broader Problems:
Over-specialization
Related Problems:
Autism
Eccentricity
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET