The Carlat Psychiatry Podcast
Addressing Suicidality in Autistic Children and Teens
Autistic kids and teens can become despondent or suicidal. When this happens, we need to take it as seriously as with anyone else. In today's podcast, Mara and I will explore the distinction between self-injurious behavior and suicidality in autistic children, communication patterns related to
suicide, the screening process for identifying suicidality, and the different levels of care required to effectively address this issue.
Published On: 09/25/2023
Duration: 21 minutes, 07 seconds
Joshua Feder, MD, and Mara Goverman, LCSW, have disclosed no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.