The impact of Asperger’s Disorder (AD) on communication and conflict in intimate relationships has, for the most part, been overlooked. But with almost one percent of children today diagnosed as being on the Asperger’s/autism spectrum, and with increasing numbers of adults only now being identified as having AD, it’s a factor that can no longer be ignored.
Whether it’s a food addiction, gambling, illegal drug abuse, or alcohol, the likelihood of developing an addiction and the possibilities for recovery are evident in brain activity. The sciences of brain imagery and neurobiological research are providing a new understanding about the vulnerability to addiction and relapse. Brain science also is pointing