Aspergers in love / Maxine Aston

Author(s): Aston, Maxine
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Subjects: Asperger's syndrome--Patients
Interpersonal relations
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: London ; New York, NY: Jessica Kingsley, 2003
LC Classification: R, RC
Table of Contents: Foreword / Gisela Slater-Walker, Chris Slater-Walker 9
Terminology 11
Introduction 13
1. Attraction 16
2. Shared Interests 22
3. Trust 26
4. Being Valued 32
5. Understanding 39
6. Self-disclosure 45
7. Communication 53
8. The Asperger Syndrome Side of Communication 58
9. Non-Verbal Communication - The Unspoken Word 67
10. Social Scenes 72
11. Routines, Rules and Boundaries 85
12. The Asperger Syndrome Parent 93
13. The Sexual Side of Asperger Syndrome 106
14. Infidelity 118
15. Sexuality and Asperger Syndrome 126
16. Verbal Abuse and Asperger Syndrome 131
17. Domestic Violence and Asperger Syndrome 136
18. Asperger Syndrome and Awareness 143
19. Diagnosis 153
20. Mental and Physical Health and Asperger Syndrome 160
21. Counselling and Asperger Syndrome 168
22. Women and Asperger Syndrome 175
23. Disadvantages of Asperger Syndrome 182
24. Benefits of Asperger Syndrome 190
Conclusion 194
Frequently Asked Questions 199
Resources for Adults with Asperger Syndrome and their Families 222
References 227
Index 228
Notes: ISBN: 1843101157
Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description: 232 p. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 51234005
ISBN/ISSN: 1843101157

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