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Paranoia and Asperger syndrome

by H J M Engels, G Degraeve, C Mertens
Tijdschrift voor psychiatrie ()

Abstract

Paranoia in patients diagnosed with Asperger syndrome in adulthood is discussed and illustrated with the help of a case study. Impaired mentalisation, characteristic for Asperger disorder, influences the way an individual experiences life, making him more vulnerable for the development of delusional beliefs.

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