Psychological autopsy and its practices in Turkey

Ak, M. (2009) Psychological autopsy and its practices in Turkey. Anatolian Journal of Psychiatry (Anadolu Psikiyatri Dergisi), 10 (4). pp. 332-335.

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Two kinds of investigations can be done about the reasons of the completed suicides: epidemiologic and psychological autopsy. Psychological autopsy is a method that judicial records, psychiatric and other health attainments, information gathered during talking with person’s family and other people related, are joined to find out people’s personal profiles. The sufficiency of content of sources that will be examined and the reaching people from whom the information will be gotten, are the most important methodical problems in studies of psychological autopsy. The present psychological autopsy studies in Turkey will be examined with psychological autopsy studies in the literature.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Psychological Autopsy, Suicide, Turkey, Autopsy, Epidemiologic Autopsy
Subjects:Investigative Techniques > Autopsy
Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms > Psychology, Social
Geographic Locations > Asia > Asia, Western > Middle East > Turkey
-Journal Repositories > Anatolian Journal of Psychiatry
Geographic Locations > Historical Geographic Locations > Middle East > Turkey
Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms > Behavior > Behavioral Symptoms
ID Code:3442
Deposited By:Dr. Lut Tamam
Deposited On:04 November 2009

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