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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Open Access funded by Medical Research Council

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