For those struggling with suicide bereavement. A post mortem investigative procedure that reconstructs the life style and circumstances of the decedent, and the behaviors and events which led to the death.
To increase the validity of the manner of death determination, To better understand the pathway to suicide. To discern prevention possibilities for the future. Can provide comfort for those experiencing suicide bereavement.
Individuals experiencing suicide bereavement, medical examiners, coroners, first responders who have lost colleagues, and researchers.
The investigator first interviews persons who are closest to the decedent. The investigator also utilizes medical chart reviews, autopsy report, casework notes, police reports, school records, and other pertinent documentation . An analysis is then written, and the final report is given to the person requesting the autopsy. Resources are provided for those experiencing suicide bereavement,
Dr. Harrison is certified by the American Association of Suicidology to conduct Psychological Autopsies.