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October 27, 2007

October 27, 2007

Speaking as a sociologist, the vast majority of Internet self-tests have never been tested for validity or reliability. From a social scientific perspective, their value is dubious. Any benefit gained by taking them is more subjective.

In fact, despite all the discussion of AS tests on the Internet, most psychiatrists and clinical psychologists do not diagnose AS through testing. Rather, they rely upon taking a verbal history and on direct observation.

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