Autism experts say no evidence of link between Asperger's and violence like in Connecticut

December 17, 2012 / Autism

It's been stated that Adam Lanza, the 20-year-old gunman in the Connecticut school shooting had Asperger's which has initiated much discussion about a link between mental illness and violence.

Asperger's is a mild form of autism often characterized by social awkwardness, however there has been no association between Asperger's and violent behavior.

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