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Suicide among individuals with autism spectrum disorder

2021-01-12
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National register data from Denmark were used to examine if people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have higher rates of suicide attempts and suicide compared to those without ASD and to identify potential risk factors.

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Kairi Kõlves, Ph.D., of Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia, is the corresponding author.

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