Was Michelangelo Autistic?
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-06-06 13:20
MSN: Experts who analyzed the behavior of Renaissance master Michaelangelo now
believe that he may have suffered from Asperger's disorder, a high-functioning
form of Autism.
A report in the "Journal of Mediecal Biography" suggests that Renaissance
master Michelangelo may have suffered from Asperger's disorder, a form of
Autism that does not affect intelligence but does affect relationships to
"He was a loner, self-absorbed, and gave his undivided attention to his
masterpieces -- a feature of autism," writes lead researcher Muhammad Arshad,
PhD, a psychiatrist at Five Boroughs Partnership NHS Trust in Great Britain.
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