Psychology Blog

________________________________________________ “His interest in me is as a companion and as a comforter in times of stress. He seems oblivious of me as a woman. After 42 years together, he still has no idea of what I would like for … Read more

Temple Grandin, the well-known scientist, professor and autism spokesperson, believes there are three principle types of thinking in people on the autistic spectrum, including those with Asperger’s. Although each person is strongest in one of these types, any one person can have a mixture of two or three. Continue reading

The overall goals of therapy for adults with Asperger’s syndrome are twofold:  To understand better one’s behavior and how it impacts one’s life. To develop the skills that are important for effective functioning.  These two broad goals are achieved when … Read more

Does it makes sense to find out if you have Asperger’s syndrome, and if so, what should you anticipate? Are there real advantages to knowing? Would a diagnosis of Asperger’s be inviting any unexpected problems? Is there any point in … Read more

Suicide is a difficult topic to discuss. However, studies indicate that attempted and completed suicides among adults with Asperger’s have increased recently, and there is growing concern that ignoring, even minimizing this problem, will only heighten the future risk of … Read more

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