Preventing filicide in families with autistic children. – PubMed – NCBI

 

Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol. 2003 Feb;47(1):47-57.

 

Autism is a complex neurodevelopmental disorder that affects social behaviors and parent-child interaction. It has been associated with an increased risk of social victimization, and a recent rise in number of acts of filicide of developmentally disabled children has included several cases of autism. In this article, possible risk factors for filicidal behavior in families with autistic children and prevention strategies are reviewed.

 

Source: Preventing filicide in families with autistic children. – PubMed – NCBI


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