Last updated on March 2018

Psychopathological Differences Between Asperger Syndrome and Schizotypal Disorder in an Adult Sample

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Asperger Syndrome | Schizotypal Personality Disorder | Pervasive developmental disorder
  • Age: Between 18 - 30 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • ICD-10 diagnosis of Asperger syndrome (F84.5) or infantile autism (F84.0) with normal IQ and no language impairments or schizotypal disorder (F21)
  • Age 18-30 (both inclusive)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Known non-verbal IQ < 80 (verbal IQ < 70) or an educational level corresponding to <9 years of primary education
  • Diagnosed with both Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Psychotic symptoms (< 1 day of duration, lifetime)
  • Severe physical illness (life-limiting, or limiting interview capacity)
  • Organic brain disorder (corresponding to ICD-10 chapter F00-09)
  • Active heavy alcohol or substance abuse (corresponding to ICD-10 definitions)
  • Not fluent in the Danish language
  • Forensic patients

Recruitment Status: Open

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