Psychological Analysis in the Framework of the Comprehensive Forensic Psychological and Psychiatric Examination in Cases of Juvenile Suicide: Algorithm, Factors, Main Elements

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Abstract

The article reveals actual problems of conducting comprehensive forensic psychological and psychiatric examinations of juvenile suicide. The external and internal factors, necessary for expert research, are listed and described in detail. An algorithm for the psychological analysis of factors that could affect the mental state that preceded the death of a minor is presented, as well as a scheme for solving the issue of a causal relationship between the actions of a particular person and the emergence and development of such a mental state. The proposed steps contribute to the most complete and balanced solution of expert questions.

General Information

Keywords: suicide, minors, posthumous comprehensive forensic psychological and psychiatric examination

Journal rubric: Legal Psychology of Childhood

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/psylaw.2020100317

Acknowledgements. The author are grateful for productive cooperation prof. Dozortseva E.G.

For citation: Syrokvashina K.V. Psychological Analysis in the Framework of the Comprehensive Forensic Psychological and Psychiatric Examination in Cases of Juvenile Suicide: Algorithm, Factors, Main Elements [Elektronnyi resurs]. Psikhologiya i pravo = Psychology and Law, 2020. Vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 248–259. DOI: 10.17759/psylaw.2020100317. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

Ksenia V. Syrokvashina, PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor, Associate Professor, Senior Researcher at the Laboratory of Child and Adolescent Psychology, V.P. Serbsky National Medical Research Center of Psychiatry and Narcology of the Ministry of Health of Russia, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3172-6130, e-mail: syrokvashina@mail.ru

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