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Author Vuletic, Ljiljana, 1959-

Title Transfer boy : perspectives on Asperger syndrome / Ljiljana Vuletic, Michel Ferrari and Teodor Mihail.

Publication Info. London ; Philadelphia, PA : Jessica Kingsley, 2005.


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Description 1 online resource (208 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 180-197) and index.
Contents Cover; Transfer Boy: Perspectives on Asperger Syndrome; Contents; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; NOTE TO READER; 1 A Transfer Boy; 2 A Good and Loving Child: The Family Perspective; 3 A Good and Well-Behaved Student: The School Perspective; 4 An Autistic or Asperger: Syndrome Child The Scientific Perspective; 5 A Transfer Boy: The First-Person Perspective; 6 Conclusion: Where Do We Go From Here?; 7 Epilogue: Transfer Boy No More; APPENDIX A: METHOD OF THIS STUDY; APPENDIX B: DIAGNOSTIC CRITERIA FOR AUTISTIC DISORDER; APPENDIX C: DIAGNOSTIC CRITERIA FOR ASPERGER'S DISORDER; NOTES; REFERENCES; SUBJECT INDEX.
Summary Transfer Boy: Perspectives on Asperger Syndrome explores what it is like to be an adolescent with Asperger Syndrome, through interviews with Teodor, a 'psychologically unusual' thirteen-year-old. In this detailed case study, Vuletic and Ferrari combine an autobiographical account with perspectives from other family members and people who know Teodor well, while simultaneously integrating psychiatric and psychological research on autism. The authors evaluate the merits and pitfalls of different interpretations of autism and address the broad psychological issues related to Asperger Syndrome - i.
Note Print version record.
Subject Mihail, Teodor -- Mental health.
Mihail, Teodor. (OCoLC)fst01595404
Asperger's syndrome -- Case studies.
Mihail, Teodor.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Mental Illness.
Asperger's syndrome. (OCoLC)fst00818798
Mental health. (OCoLC)fst01016339
Genre/Form Case studies. (OCoLC)fst01423765
Added Author Ferrari, M. D. (Michel Dominique), 1954-
Mihail, Teodor.
Other Form: Print version: Vuletic, Ljiljana, 1959- Transfer boy. London ; Philadelphia, PA : Jessica Kingsley, 2005 1843102137 1843102137 (DLC) 2004020734 (OCoLC)56490887
ISBN 184642092X (electronic bk.)
9781846420924 (electronic bk.)
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