Psychological autopsy: Future implementation in Indonesia?

Khabibah, Sabrina Umi and Ula, Marifatul and Mahojwala, Gandar (2022) Psychological autopsy: Future implementation in Indonesia? Forensic Science International: Mind and Law, 3 (100107). pp. 1-6.

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Psychological autopsy (PA) has been developed across many countries and contexts has proven beneficial during death investigations and in suicide cases. However, academics and practitioners in Indonesia doubt its reliability and efficacy in post-mortem examinations. Consequently, this piece discusses relevant literature, including empirical studies, reviews, and observations, to help contribute to the debate on the validity and feasibility of incorporating PAs in the Indonesian forensic field. In the authors’ view, by adapting PA, which has been implemented in other regions, and adjusting it to relevant socio-cultural contexts, it may be considered a helpful procedure for forensic examination under the legal regulations and social frameworks of Indonesia.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Psychological autopsy; Forensic psychology; Suicide; Forensic examination
Subjects: R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medical > Medical Study Program
Depositing User: MA'RIFATUL ULA
Date Deposited: 11 May 2023 07:37
Last Modified: 11 May 2023 07:37

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