Suicidal behaviour in adolescents and young adults with ASD: findings from a systematic review.

@article{Hannon2013SuicidalBI,
  title={Suicidal behaviour in adolescents and young adults with ASD: findings from a systematic review.},
  author={Geraldine Hannon and Emily P Taylor},
  journal={Clinical psychology review},
  year={2013},
  volume={33 8},
  pages={1197-204}
}
Suicide is a major problem in Western society. However we have very little understanding of suicidal behaviour among individuals with autism spectrum disorders. The purpose of this review is to synthesise primary research on suicidal behaviour among adolescents and young adults with autism spectrum disorders in order to estimate prevalence and to identify and critically evaluate risk factors for suicidal behaviour in this population. Four primary research studies were identified for this review… CONTINUE READING

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