Psychological autopsies for equivocal deaths.

  • David LaFon
  • Published 1999 in International journal of emergency mental health


Although in use since 1958, the term "psychological autopsy" and its constituent elements have yet to achieve either consensual validation or operational standardization. This calls into question issues of content validity and reliability when psychological autopsies are used in the field. This paper argues for a clear differentiation between psychological… (More)


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