The role of forensic pathology in suicide.
Summary of "The role of forensic pathology in suicide."
No Summary Available
Discipline of Anatomy and Pathology, The University of Adelaide, Frome Rd, Adelaide, SA, 5000, Australia, email@example.com.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Forensic science, medicine, and pathology
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20645136
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12024-010-9186-5
Three cases of cremation on open-air pyres are described. One was classified as a suicide and two as homicides. Fire duration was estimated at approximately 1h, close to 2h and more than 3h, respectiv...
For many people, the death of hope leads inexorably to the conclusion that the only viable solution, the only way to put an end to unendurable pain, is suicide. What leads a person to commit this fina...
When sudden unexpected death occurs, an investigation ensues in an attempt to discover the cause and manner of death. Autopsies are performed when reasons for death are not obvious. They are used to p...
This study will evaluate the effectiveness of an individually tailored suicide prevention treatment program called SAFETY in reducing suicide and suicide attempts in adolescents.
The purpose of this study is to examine the proposed suicide preventive effects of lithium in a randomized controlled trial within a group of individuals with depressive disorders. The hyp...
1. To establish a pathology reference laboratory for the consultation on the diagnosis of infectious diseases and lymphoma. 2. To study the specific pathogens on 100 cases of unexp...
This study will determine the effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in preventing future suicide attempts in repeat suicide attempters.
The purpose of this study is to test a psychotherapeutic intervention that integrates cognitive therapy and mindfulness meditation techniques to prevent suicide in military veterans.
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
The application of pathology to questions of law.
Disciplines that apply sciences to law. Forensic sciences include a wide range of disciplines, such as FORENSIC TOXICOLOGY; FORENSIC ANTHROPOLOGY; FORENSIC MEDICINE; FORENSIC DENTISTRY; and others.
Scientific study of human skeletal remains with the express purpose of identification. This includes establishing individual identity, trauma analysis, facial reconstruction, photographic superimposition, determination of time interval since death, and crime-scene recovery. Forensic anthropologists do not certify cause of death but provide data to assist in determination of probable cause. This is a branch of the field of physical anthropology and qualified individuals are certified by the American Board of Forensic Anthropology. (From Am J Forensic Med Pathol 1992 Jun;13(2):146)
A field of anatomical pathology in which living tissue is surgically removed for the purpose of diagnosis and treatment.
Psychiatry in its legal aspects. This includes criminology, penology, commitment of mentally ill, the psychiatrist's role in compensation cases, the problems of releasing information to the court, and of expert testimony.