Very Late Diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Di (BOK)

Philip Wylie

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As awareness and understanding of Asperger Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorder increases, more adults are identifying themselves as being on the spectrum and seeking formal diagnosis. This book discusses the process, the pros and cons, and the after-effects of receiving an autism diagnosis in adulthood. Outlining the likely stages of the journey to diagnosis, this book looks at what the individual may go through as they become aware of their Asperger characteristics and as they seek pre-assessment and diagnosis, as well as common reactions upon receiving a diagnosis - from depression and anger to relief and self-acceptance. Combining practical guidance with advice from personal experience, the book discusses if and when to disclose to family, friends and employers, how to seek appropriate support services, and how to use the self-knowledge gained through diagnosis to live well in the future.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Philip Wylie
Forlag
JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS
ISBN 9781849054331
Antall sider 176 Dimensjoner 16,4cm x 22,9cm x 1cm
Vekt 262 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd

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