Quoting just l00kin:" <blockquote><b>Quoting speaktruth2powr:</b>" Sounds like he is depressed because he ... [snip!] ... for so long and I wish my family around him would push him into getting some help rather than just say he has asperger s ."
Look up Aspergers and see if you recognize any of the symptoms from your brothers youths, some persons w/Aspergers have very subtle ''differances'' and others are very severe. My son will be 12 next week and has aspergers. Depression and anger issues can be very prevelant in people w/ASD.
Whether or not the depression is part of another disorder or just a mental illness in itself, your brother needs help.