Police officers agitate people with autism, worsen situation in a third of encounters, study finds

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 15:31 in Psychology & Sociology

A study released by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health has found that people on the autism spectrum are more likely to experience police interactions, and officers make the situation worse in about a third of those cases.

Read the whole article on CBC: Health

More from CBC: Health

Latest Science Newsletter

Get the latest and most popular science news articles of the week in your Inbox! It's free!

Check out our next project, Biology.Net