Suicidal ideation and suicide plans or attempts in adults with Asperger's syndrome attending a specialist diagnostic clinic: a clinical cohort study

Sarah Cassidy, P. Bradley, J. Robinson, C. Allison, M. McHugh, S. Baron-Cohen

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Abstract

Asperger's syndrome in adulthood is frequently associated with depression, but few studies have explored the lifetime experience of self-reported suicidal ideation and suicide plans or attempts in this clinical group. We aimed to assess this prevalence in a clinical cohort of patients in the UK.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)142-147
JournalThe Lancet Psychiatry
Volume1
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 25 Jun 2014
Externally publishedYes

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Asperger Syndrome
Suicidal Ideation
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Cohort Studies
Depression
Clinical Studies

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Open Access funded by Medical Research Council

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Suicidal ideation and suicide plans or attempts in adults with Asperger's syndrome attending a specialist diagnostic clinic: a clinical cohort study. / Cassidy, Sarah; Bradley, P.; Robinson, J.; Allison, C.; McHugh, M.; Baron-Cohen, S.

In: The Lancet Psychiatry, Vol. 1, No. 2, 25.06.2014, p. 142-147.

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Cassidy, Sarah ; Bradley, P. ; Robinson, J. ; Allison, C. ; McHugh, M. ; Baron-Cohen, S. / Suicidal ideation and suicide plans or attempts in adults with Asperger's syndrome attending a specialist diagnostic clinic: a clinical cohort study. In: The Lancet Psychiatry. 2014 ; Vol. 1, No. 2. pp. 142-147.
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