Genetic variants for autism linked to higher rates of self-harm and childhood maltreatment

Man standing in front of window       Credit:  Sasha Freemind

Man standing in front of window Credit: Sasha Freemind

Our work highlighting unacceptably high rates of suicide in autistic people was published 5 years ago, yet almost no new support has been provided. Governments need to provide far greater support for autistic individuals and for those with a high number of autistic traits

Simon Baron Cohen

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