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Self-harm, Suicide Risk & Violence

By NHS Education for Scotland


This short article, part of Scotland's Web Resource on Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs), discusses how autistic people may engage in self-harming or violent behaviors, or may show suicidal ideation. The article describes possible causes, triggers, and intervention approaches.

"NHS Education for Scotland (NES) is an education and training body and a special health board within NHS Scotland, with responsibility of developing and delivering education and training for the healthcare workforce in Scotland." [Website]

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This online article is in English


NHS Education for Scotland
Scotland, United Kingdom

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