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Autoerotic Deaths : Practical Forensic and Investigative Perspectives, Hardback Book

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Autoerotic Deaths: Practical Forensic and Investigative Perspectives is a collaboration between two internationally known experts who combine their extensive experience to present a scientific, modern view of autoerotic death-complete with a wide variety of exquisite case histories, photographs, and investigator tips. Chief Medical Examiner Anny Sauvageau of Alberta, Canada and retired NYPD Lieutenant Commander Vernon J.

Geberth bring considerable insight to this volume, providing practical and conventional information based on scientific research and case experience from the field.

Enhanced with more than 100 color photos, the book explores:The evolution of the concept of sexual asphyxia and autoerotic deathThe definition and epidemiology of autoerotic death, pitfalls involved in the application of the term autoerotic, and best practices for approaching these death scenesDeath scene characteristics and the importance of recognizing clues to the autoerotic nature of a deathMethods of autoerotic death, including hanging, plastic bags, chemical substances, and other less-common scenariosAtypical victims of autoerotic deathsUsing a case history format, the book presents a complete analysis of all aspects of this unusual and unfortunate type of death.

The combination of theory and practice, along with up-to-date science, makes this book an unparalleled resource for all those involved in the investigation of these peculiar incidents.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 180 pages, 10 Tables, black and white; 117 Illustrations, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Forensic science
  • ISBN: 9781439837122

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