Author: HANNAH FURFARO

Autistic women twice as likely as autistic men to attempt suicide

People on the spectrum, and girls and women in particular, are at high risk of suicide, according to the largest study yet to analyze suicidal behaviors in autistic people1. The study is the first one large enough to analyze suicide data for autistic people by sex, intelligence and the presence of other conditions. Even in the general population, women tend to attempt suicide more often than men...