Suicide in Autism Spectrum Disorders

  title={Suicide in Autism Spectrum Disorders},
  author={S. Richa and M. Fahed and E. Khoury and B. Mishara},
  journal={Archives of Suicide Research},
  pages={327 - 339}
  • S. Richa, M. Fahed, +1 author B. Mishara
  • Published 2014
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Archives of Suicide Research
  • This review focuses on suicide in patients with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) as well as risk factors and comorbidities of persons with ASD who have attempted suicide. Research was conducted by searching PubMed and Psychinfo for articles. Suicide in ASD is largely understudied. Although suicide is common in clinical samples, we have little knowledge of suicide in persons with ASD in the general population. Comorbidity, particularly with depression and other affective disorders or schizoid… CONTINUE READING
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