Forensic Psychology and Law
"In Forensic Psychology and Law, three internationallyknown experts provide exceptional coverage of a wide array oftopics that address both the clinical applications of forensicpsychology and the role of psychological science in understandingand evaluating legal assumptions and processes."
—Norman Poythress, PhD, Research Director and Professor,Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Dept. of MentalHealth Law and Policy
"Forensic Psychology and Law is a major contribution tothe teaching of law and psychology. Roesch, Zapf, and Hart offer atimely, comprehensive, and succinct overview of the field that willoffer widespread appeal to those interested in this vibrant andgrowing area. Outstanding."
—Kirk Heilbrun, PhD, Professor and Head, Department ofPsychology, Drexel University
"In this volume, three noted experts have managed to capture thebasic elements of forensic psychology. It is clearly written, wellorganized, and provides real world examples to hold the interest ofany reader. While clarifying complex issues, the authors alsopresent a very balanced discussion of a number of the most hotlydebated topics."
—Mary Alice Conroy, PhD, ABPP, Psychological ServicesCenter, Sam Houston State University
A Comprehensive, Up-to-Date Discussion of the InterfaceBetween Forensic Psychology and Law
Forensic Psychology and Law covers the latest theory,research, and practice in the field and provides thought-provokingdiscussion of topics with chapters on:
- Forensic assessment in criminal and civil domains
- Eyewitness identification
- Police investigations, interrogations, and confessions
- Correctional psychology
- Psychology, law, and public policy
- Ethics and professional issues
384 pages; ISBN 9780470570395
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Title: Forensic Psychology and Law
Author: Ronald Roesch; Patricia A. Zapf; Stephen D. Hart
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