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[Paranoia and Asperger syndrome].

Engels H, Degraeve G, Mertens C ...see all

Tijdschrift voor psychiatrie, vol. 50, issue 10 (2008) pp. 685-689

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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.

Author-supplied keywords

  • Adult
  • Asperger Syndrome
  • Delusions
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Phobic Disorders
  • Self Concept
  • diagnosis
  • epidemiology
  • psychology

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Authors

  • H J M Engels

  • G Degraeve

  • C Mertens

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