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Is there a cure for Asperger's syndrome?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

At the moment, there is not a cure for Asperger's syndrome. Since the cause is also unknown, researchers are conducting various studies in order to determine the cause, in hopes that learning it will help to find a cure. Despite not having a cure, the management of the affected child's symptoms can help the child to lead as normal life as is possible.

*Asperger syndrome, or Asperger's, is a term that is no longer used as a formal diagnosis. In current diagnostic criteria, the syndrome is included under the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders.

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