Category Archives: Depression

Obsessions: ASD Symptom

Many people with ASD have obsessive personality traits. Collectors are obsessive. You might know someone who collects elephants or pigs, for example. They will not be able to resist buying the things they collect, and they will talk about them … Continue reading

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Depression and Anxiety Do Not Just Happen

  I now don’t believe that depression can just happen, out of the blue. I used to believe it. But then I used to believe that Freud’s theories on parent-related issues were a load of rubbish. I now don’t. The … Continue reading

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Poor Relationships – ASD Symptom

Because obsession is part of a lot of ASD lives, some people on the autistic spectrum seem to go crazy when they fall for someone; they become an emotional wreck, and make themselves really ill. Unrequited love is a common … Continue reading

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Highly Ambitious – ASD Symptom

“Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings” – Salvador Dali   Being highly ambitious is more common than you might think, among people with Autistic Spectrum Disorder; notably Asperger Syndrome. As you may have picked up on this site, … Continue reading

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