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ERIC Number: EJ367061
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Improving the Validity and Reliability of Medical-Legal Certifications of Suicide.
Jobes, David A.; And Others
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v17 n4 p310-25 Win 1987
Notes that, while researchers seek accurate causative factors for suicidal behavior, validity and reliability of certification of suicide deaths by coroners and medical examiners have been questioned. Provides overview of existing vital statistics registry system, proposes innovations that could improve quality of officially reported suicide statistics. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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Language: English
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