Published on 12, July, 2020
Social communication 3 Social interaction 5.
Conclusion- I fit the criteria for ICD 10 Asperger syndrome . It confirms what I've felt for decades but a string of psychiatrists before the latest one had failed to consider, ie there's more going on than severe mental illness.
I'm pleased . It's good to get an explanation for things.
Looking at the report it was interesting that my stepdaughter had noticed things that had not registered with me .
For example I said I follow unwritten social rules to some extent but she said I often…
It feels good to have my beliefs vindicated. It's obvious from my experience, and others, that there needs to be a greater acknowledgement that for some being on the spectrum and having a mental illness…
Hello, It must be a huge relief to see it in writing! I was also diagnosed with aspergers thre weeks ago but I’m waiting for the diagnostic report. I am a little confused though, because I didn’t think aspergers was used as a diagnosis any longer.
raspberry said: I am a little confused though, because I didn’t think aspergers was used as a diagnosis any longer.
I think it still is in the UK and in many European countries. DSM-5 have combined everything into ASD, but many countries use ICD-10, and it has Aspergers as a diagnosis. I got my formal diagnosis a couple months ago, and also had Aspergers in my report, but it also noted that it's also now known as autism.