Year: 1987 Source: Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, v.18, no.1, (1987), p.52-56 SIEC No: 19910864

Reviews the literature on psychological autopsies & in an appendix includes other writers opinions on what should be covered in such autopsies. Several additional & new areas to be covered in a psychological autopsy are included. The primary emphasis is on the provision of a practical guide for the working professional. Some legal considerations are briefly examined in order to acquaint the professional with the impact that the results can have on family benefits & criminal prosecution. (24refs)