Abuse and Depression in Autistic Adolescent Sexual Offenders

Last Updated on January 25th, 2024 at 09:57 am
Originally Published on July 8th, 2022 at 08:00 am
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An article about how emotional neglect and abuse intersect with depression and sexual offending in individuals on the autism spectrum.


In recent years, the prevalence of individuals on our caseloads who are on the Autism Spectrum is increasing. 

This is spurring an increase in research related to sexual offending and ASD. 

This article, however, is from 2013 and shows this combination has been of concern for some time.

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