(19) Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Study Methodology Freuchen e Case-control psychological autopsy
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Mental Disorders and Suicide Among Young Rural Chinese: A Case-Control Psychological Autopsy
This enormous difference in the findings of autopsy studies between the West and East can only be explained by one or both of the following: 1) the psychological autopsy
method is flawed and results cannot be accepted, or 2) the triggers for suicide are different between the East and West.
The prevalence of any psychiatric illness among suicide decedents varied based on the source of the data: psychological autopsy
studies reported a 34% prevalence of mental disorders in suicide decedents, case series studies reported a prevalence of 24% and studies based on police records reported a prevalence ranging from 5 to 25%.
R., 1994, Age differences in the personality characteristics of suicide completers : preliminary findings from a psychological autopsy
study, Psychiatry, 57, 213-24.
AAS will examine existing Marine Corps and Department of Defense data, and will gather additional data using the psychological autopsy
interview - a gold-standard method for suicide investigation.
The psychological autopsy
approach to studying suicide: a review of methodological issues.
Sex and ethnic differences among South Tirolean suicides: a psychological autopsy
Police Lieutenant Amy Tang asks Doctor Jo Beckett to run a psychological autopsy
on the dead singer to discover her state of mind in the days before her death.
Her topics include the history and purpose of criminal profiling, psychological autopsy
and victimilogy, varieties of deviance, negotiations, the mass market and the culture of serial murder, profiling abroad, and the new generation.
And Frost performed a psychological autopsy
on Nixon that still resonates today.
Also included are new chapters on special education, cultural competence, youth violence, psychiatric malpractice and professional liability, and psychological autopsy
, and a newly written chapter on the Internet.