I lived with depression for decades – until my Asperger’s diagnosis explained it all – The Guardian

‘Asperger’s was a richer and more varied condition than I’d thought’ … Tom Cutler at home in Brighton. Photograph: Martin Godwin/The Guardian

After a lifetime of saying the wrong thing and obsessing over road signs, author Tom Cutler finally received a medical opinion that made sense

It was 4.30am on a dark September morning and I was suddenly awake. I knew straight away that something was wrong.

The house was quiet and I could hear the steady breathing of my wife in bed beside me, but I was feeling extremely strange. My pulse was pounding fast, I felt hot and cold all over, my skin was prickling and I was sweating like a runner.

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