I have attached all articles needed for the paper. The following questions need to be answered thoroughly:What is Asperger’s syndrome?
What are the specific characteristics associated?
What is defined by criminal behavior?
Which characteristic of Asperger’s could lead to a crime?
Please focus heavily on which characteristics can lead to criminal behaviors and give specific examples from the article. Discuss the cases presented.All articles need to be discussed in detail. Please discuss each article in order and make sure the paper is following a logic order. Do spend more than few paragraphs discussing what is aspergers and what is criminal behavior.
Psychology - Asperger’s syndrome Name Institution Date Asperger’s syndrome Asperger’s syndrome (AS) is a developmental and behavioral disorder, where the people have sensory issues, deficiencies in communication and social skills and this affects the way they interact with people and perceive situations. The people with AS also have repetitive interests and behaviors, while coupled with cognitive and language development issues Individuals with Asperger’s are higher functioning than those with autism, while they tend to lack social skills, they also have difficulty understanding other people’s feelings and respond inappropriately in social contexts. The characteristics of Asperger’s include difficulty in interpreting social cues impairment in using non verbal behaviors, speech impairment, difficult in forming meaningful relationships that are age appropriate (Haskins & Silva, 2006). Inability to emphasize and be sensitive to the feelings of other people makes it difficult to communicate. Asperger’s and criminal behavior Criminal behavior is related to acts and omissions that are unlawful as they violate the laws. Among people with Asperger’s lack of empathy and deficit social awareness affects the ability of these people to respect the rules and laws. Criminal laws prohibit criminal behavior, but some lack standard legal definitions or inconsistent with the contemporary moral standards. The reaction of law enforceme...