Asperger Syndrome and Long-Term Relationships

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During her fourteen year marriage to a man with asperger Syndrome (AS). Stanford has explored many of the intricacies of how the AS condition affects a couple's relationship. She examines how AS behaviors may be misinterpreted without a solid awareness of the condition. Stanford's book provides a wealth of solutions and offers comforting understanding to the increasing number of similar couples. By exploring AS traits step-by-step, she shows how understanding the intentions, motivations and reasoning behind ...
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Overview

During her fourteen year marriage to a man with asperger Syndrome (AS). Stanford has explored many of the intricacies of how the AS condition affects a couple's relationship. She examines how AS behaviors may be misinterpreted without a solid awareness of the condition. Stanford's book provides a wealth of solutions and offers comforting understanding to the increasing number of similar couples. By exploring AS traits step-by-step, she shows how understanding the intentions, motivations and reasoning behind certain AS behaviors canalead to better communication, relief of tension, and ultimately to a happier, more mutually fulfilling relationship.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781843107347
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/28/2002
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 596,915
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 13
Acknowledgments 15
Preface 17
1 One Day I Woke Up 21
2 What does Asperger Syndrome Look Like in an Adult? 25
3 The Full Realization 47
4 First Diagnostic Criteria - Impaired Social Interaction 69
5 Second Diagnostic Criteria - Peculiar, Repetitive, or All-encompassing Behavior 135
6 Third Diagnostic Criteria - Disturbs Occupational Functioning and other Areas 169
7 Fourth Diagnostic Criteria - No Significant Delay in Language 185
8 Fifth Diagnostic Criteria - No Significant Delay in General Development 217
9 Sixth Diagnostic Criteria - Not Pervasive Developmental Disorder or Schizophrenia 243
10 The AS-Linked Long-Term Relationship 249
11 Help! Where to Look 261
Epilogue 269
Glossary 271
References 277
Subject Index 281
Name Index 287
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    Exceptionally useful! A go-to book.

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