meaning of Asperger's syndrome

Asperger's syndrome meaning in Medical Dictionary

See Asperger syndrome.

Asperger's syndrome meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1981, known as in the interests of Austrian pediatrician Hans Asperger (1906-1980), whom described it in 1944 (and called it autistic psychopathy; German autistischen psychopathen). A regular diagnosis since 1992; recognition of Asperger's work had been delayed, possibly, because their college and far of his early research were damaged by Allied bombing in 1944. The exemplory instance of autism reveals specially well exactly how even abnormal characters is with the capacity of development and adjustment. Likelihood of social integration which would never have dremt of may arise throughout development. [Hans Asperger, "Autistic psychopathy in Childhood," 1944]

Asperger's syndrome meaning in General Dictionary

a psychiatric condition typically noted during very early school many years; characterized by impaired social relations and also by repeated habits of behavior