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J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 1989 Jul;30(4):631-8.

Asperger syndrome--some epidemiological considerations: a research note.

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  • 1Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Göteborg, Sweden.

Abstract

Asperger syndrome has so far been the subject of very little systematic empirical inquiry. This paper reviews those few studies in the literature and some data from a new Swedish study which has reported findings pertinent to estimations of Asperger syndrome prevalence. It is concluded that among children with normal intelligence, rates of 10-26 per 10,000 children are minimum figures. Another 0.4 per 10,000 Swedish teenagers showed the combination of Asperger syndrome and mild mental retardation.

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