Susan Boyle tells newspaper about Asperger’s diagnosis


Susan Boyle told the Observer newspaper that she has been diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, a form of autism. Boyle feels relieved of the diagnosis after she saw a specialist last year and also got to know that she has an above-average IQ apart from having the Asperger’s syndrome. Boyle had been facing learning difficulties everContinue reading “Susan Boyle tells newspaper about Asperger’s diagnosis”

Asperger’s dropped from psychiatric manual lead to the Connecticut Shootings


The decision to drop Asperger’s Syndrome by the American Psychiatric Association from its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Psychiatry that will be published in May 2013 has attracted criticism. In fact the American Psychiatric Association has decided to compile the disease under the category of “autism spectrum disorder”. The way this decision is going toContinue reading “Asperger’s dropped from psychiatric manual lead to the Connecticut Shootings”