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Asperger Syndrome (Asperger's Syndrome) Summary

Description: A childhood disorder predominately affecting boys and similar to autism (AUTISTIC DISORDER). It is characterized by severe, sustained, clinically significant impairment of social interaction, and restricted repetitive and stereotyped patterns of behavior. In contrast to autism, there are no clinically significant delays in language or cognitive development. (From DSM-IV)

Also Known As: Asperger's Syndrome; Aspergers Syndrome; Asperger's Disorder; Asperger Disorder; Aspergers Disorder

Networked: 141 relevant articles (8 outcomes, 39 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Asperger Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Risperidone (Risperdal Consta) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 5 results : FDA 35 Generic
  2. aripiprazole (Abilify) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 6 results : FDA 4
  3. tranilast (N 5') : 1 outcome 2 studies in 4 results : IBA
  4. 5-HT2A Serotonin Receptor (5 HT2A Receptor) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 2 results : IBA
  5. Melatonin : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  6. Zinc : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  7. Copper : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  8. Diazepam (Valium) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 84 Generic
  9. Oxytocin (Pitocin) : 4 studies in 6 results : FDA 7 Generic
  10. Protons (Proton) : 3 studies in 6 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Asperger Syndrome

  1. Autistic Disorder (Autism)
  2. Schizophrenia (Dementia Praecox)
  3. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive)
  4. Seizures (Seizure)
  5. Attention Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders (Oppositional Defiant Disorder)
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Key Therapies for Asperger Syndrome

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  1. Vagus Nerve Stimulation : 1 outcome in 1 result
  2. Neurofeedback : 2 results
  3. Rehabilitation : 2 results
  4. Psychology Biofeedback (Biofeedback) : 2 results
  5. Acupressure (Shiatsu) : 1 result
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