This is a series of posts I wrote about the traits of Asperger’s syndrome as defined in the DSM-IV, a diagnostic manual for mental disorders widely used in the United States. Each post includes some thoughts about how I see (or don’t see) that trait in my own personality.
Intro — What a syndrome is, and what diagnostic criteria are for.
Social Skills — Eye contact, making friends, and expressing emotions.
Obsessiveness — Intense, specific interests, rituals, and stimming.
Impairment — Common struggles for Aspies.
Other classifications — More categorization stuff.