Recent research on autism has found that people with autism, who are also psychotic, are at higher risk for depression and suicidal ideation. Because psychotic people feel more lonely and frustrated than other people, and this causes them to have suicidal thoughts.
Studies show that people with autism who also have psychosis are at risk Depression And there are more suicidal thoughts.
“Most people with autism have feelings,” the researchers said Loneliness And they become more frustrated and think more about suicide.
“Among people with psychosis, symptoms of depression and self-harm were associated with autism,” said lead researcher Professor Stephen Wood.
Normally depressed people are less likely to develop suicidal ideation, but people with autism are more likely to commit suicide.
When a person suffers from a psychotic illness such as schizophrenia, they are more likely to commit suicide and self-harm.
Symptoms of depression and suicide are more common in people with autism.
“In order to prevent them from committing suicide, people at risk must be identified,” he said.
Psychosis, or psychosis, is an abnormal mental state used in psychiatry to describe a state of “loss of the ability to distinguish reality from fantasy.”
The study is published in the journal Schizophrenia Research.