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Letter to the Editor

Transcultural Issues in Asperger’s Disorder: A Comparison of 2 Cases

Sudad Jawad, MD, FRCPI, FRCPsych, and Isaac O'Homba, MB

Published: October 15, 2007

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Sir: Much controversy exists regarding the definition of Asperger’s syndrome or disorder, both in clinical practice and in research studies. Furthermore, there is not yet agreement that Asperger’s disorder is indeed a mental disorder requiring longterm support from mental health services. However, it is becoming an increasingly prevalent concept that is applied loosely to a variety of a mental disorders ranging from schizophrenia to personality disorders.

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