Year: 2014 Source: PLOS One. July 7, 2014. 7 p.DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0101799 SIEC No: 20140289

Research on the assumed, positive and negative, psychological effects of viewing the body after a suicide loss is sparse. We hypothesized that suicide-bereaved parents that viewed their childs body in a formal setting seldom regretted the experience, and that viewing the body was associated with lower levels of psychological morbidity two to five years after the loss.