While this syndrome is considered as a neuropsychiatric disorder on the one hand, on the other hand, in individuals who have many superior cognitive and character features, for example; It is stated that this disorder is found in Einstein and Wittgenstein. Since it was first described by the Viennese pediatrician Hans Asperger, the disease was named after him.

Asperger syndrome is 3-4 times more common in boys than girls, but according to professionals, this rate is 2 times. Behavioral and cognitive differences can be seen in boys and girls in terms of Asperger symptoms. The gender factor has a role in affecting the nervous structure and function. According to the study of Weimer, Parault Dowds, Fabricius, Schwanenflugel and Suh in 2017; It has been stated that women have a more developed theory of mind in terms of AS compared to men.

Recently, a topic on the agenda was the announcement of Elon Musk as having Asperger's syndrome. Especially after this statement, research increased. It is known as a syndrome in which social relationships are more disrupted and people with certain attachments get caught.


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