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ERIC Number: EJ428134
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0363-0234
Psychological Autopsies: Methods and Ethics.
Beskow, Jan; And Others
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v20 n4 p307-23 Win 1990
Discusses methodological and ethical issues pertaining to "psychological autopsy," an interview method for reconstruction of suicidal death through interviews with survivors, based on application of method to three studies of suicides and review of other investigations. Emphasizes consideration of integrity of deceased, integrity and health of informant, psychological strain on interviewer, and importance of clinically experienced interviewers. (Author/PVV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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