People with autism are more likely to attempt suicide

A new study says that people with autism are more likely to take their own lives as they feel rejected by the society.

The research was done on 163 people aged between 18 and 30 years using an online survey.

The participants were asked questions to understand the level of autism, depression and suicidal behavior.

The study found that participants with higher level of autistic qualities feel that they do not belong in the world and experience depression, which puts them at more risk of attempting suicide.

It suggests promoting social inclusion and independence to save lives.

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