Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Psychological Autopsy for Death Investigation


Biffl, Elizabeth, Psychological Autopsies: Do They Belong in the Courtroom? American Journal of Criminal Law Fall 1996.

Braden, Tyra.   This was Murder, Try Boy as Adult, DA Says, The Morning Call, May 28, 2003.

Cliffhanger, Dateline, reshown and updated on Court TVs The System, June 9, 2003.

Columbine: Understanding Why, Investigative Reports, A&E TV, 2002.

Conason, Joe.   "Hitler Youth?", May 4, 1999.

Ebert. B.   Guide to Conducting a Psychological Autopsy, Professional Psychology Research and Practice, 18, 1987.

Fischer, Daniel.   Equivocal Cases of Teenage Suicide, The Forensic Examiner, Volume 9, Sept/Oct 2000.

Fowler, Raymond D.   Howard Hughes: A Psychological Autopsy, Psychology Today, May 1986. 

Howard Hughes,  6/10/03.

Kluger, Jeffrey and Andrea Dorfman.   Who Killed King Tut? Time, Sept. 16, 2002.

Michaud, Steven, with Robert R, Hazelwood.   The Evil that Men Do.  NY: St. Martins Press, 1998.

Oregon v. Stangel: Young Woman Charged with Pushing Boyfriend off Cliff,  Nov. 27, 2002.

Proenca, Mario.   The Psychological Autopsy, Suicide and Parasuicide, April 7, 2001.

Psychological Autopsy for Local Shooting, Saucon News, Oct 23, 2002.

Reiter, Henry and Laura B. Parker.   Psychological Autopsy, The Forensic Examiner, Volume 11, Sept/Oct 2002.

Selkin, J.   Psychological Autopsy: Scientific Psychohistory or Clinical Intuition? American Psychologist, 10, 1994.

Shneidman, Edwin.   The Psychological Autopsy, Suicide and Life Threatening Behavior, 11, 1981.

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Who Killed Julius Caesar?   The Discovery Channel, 2003.

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Wrightsman, Lawrence.   Forensic Psychology.  Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 2001.

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