Suicides and Severe Suicide Attempts among Subjects with Childhood Neuropsychiatric Disorder
Andre Sourander, Ph.D., University of Turku (Finland)
2016 Distinguished Investigator Grant
Inside the Research
Question: What factors are associated with suicide among youth with neuropsychiatric disorders?
Strategy: Use Finnish register cases of Autism Spectrum Disorders, Tourette’s Syndrome, ADHD and Conduct Disorder to examine prevalence and risk factors associated with suicide and severe suicide attempts.
Impact: Early identification of high-risk adolescents with neuropsychiatric conditions.