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I am a male aged 52 and I was wondering if I come under

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Hello. I am a male aged 52 and I was wondering if I come under the autism spectrum? There are lots of reasons why I ask this but it has been brought to my attention over the last two years. My partners son has been diagnosed as being within the spectrum and there are so any similarities between us. I can see bits of me in him. I seem to have no filter when it comes to explaining or describing things. I just say what comes into my head. I also have a compulsive personality. I just dive straight in. I am also very addictive. Please help!
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 2 years ago.
Dear customer, Do you suffer from an elevated, expansive or irritable mood? Do you have any of the following at that time:Inflated self-esteem or grandiosity, ordecreased need for sleep, orunusual talkativeness, orracing thoughts, orincreased goal-directed activity (either socially, at work or school, or sexually) or agitation, ordoing things that are unusual with a high potential for painful consequences — for example, unrestrained buying sprees, sexual indiscretions or foolish business investments.