In both examples, the adult often later feels remorse, regret or embarrassment.
Meltdowns, usually lasting 5 to 20 minutes, may occur in clusters or be separated by weeks or months in which the Aspergers adult maintains his/her composure.
Those who are also addicted to drugs or alcohol have a greatest risk of harming themselves.
Any emotional and/or physical abuse that may be occurring is not your fault.If you're concerned because you're having repeated meltdowns, talk with your doctor or make an appointment with someone who specializes in treating adults on the spectrum (e.g., a psychiatrist, psychologist, social worker, etc.).Here's how to prepare for an appointment with a professional: There's no one treatment that's best for Aspergers adults who experience meltdowns.Treatment generally includes medication and individual or group therapy.Individual or group therapy sessions can be very helpful.
When I entered the room I saw her holding my son to her breast, letting him suckle. I took my son back to my room and told her she had to leave first thing in the morning. Your poor infant son also must have been wondering why mom's abundant supply was now Sahara-dry.