People with autism spectrum disorder in criminal justice and mental health systems: Improving recognition and developing preliminary guidelines for support

Abstract

Background: People with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may have contact with the criminal justice system (CJS) as victims of crime, offenders, or because of misunderstandings in communication and behaviour. It is thought that... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

clodagh murphy (Adult Autism Service/Behavioural Genetics Clinic, Maudsley Hospital, London, United Kingdom, Sackler Institute for Translational Neurodevelopment, Department of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Sciences, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, ), Grainne McAlonan (King's College London), Joel Harvey (Department of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Sciences, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King's College London, United Kingdom), Emma Woodhouse (Sackler Institute for Translational Neurodevelopment, Department of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Sciences, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King's College London, United Kingdom), Dene Robertson (South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust), Susannah Whitwell (South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust), Alexandra Carrier (Sackler Institute for Translational Neurodevelopment, Department of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Sciences, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King's College London, United Kingdom), Andrew Forrester (Sackler Institute for Translational Neurodevelopment, Department of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Sciences, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King's College London, United Kingdom), Declan Murphy (King's College London)

Topic Area

Topics: Research

Session

V6B » Oral Posters: Comorbidities; mental health and wellbeing; access to healthcare II (09:40 - Saturday, 17th September, Moorfoot Room)

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