Year: 1994 Source: New York, NY: Chapman & Hall, 1994. p.88-92 SIEC No: 20011049

This chapter discusses the role of psychological autopsies in death investigations. Descriptions of psychological autopsies in Los Angeles County & risk factors for suicide are provided. The author asserts the importance that a psychological autopsy could have in assessing an individual’s intent, a necessary stipulation for a coronerĂ•s verdict of suicide. (18 refs) (SC)