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Forensic Psychology

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  • The Jigsaw Manby Paul Britton

    Transworld 2013; US$ 12.68

    Forensic psychologist Paul Britton asks himself four questions when he is faced with a crime scene: what happened: who is the victim: how was it done, and why? Only when he has the answers to these questions can he address the fifth: who is responsible? An intensely private and unassuming man, Britton has an almost mythic status in the field of crime... more...

  • Handbook of Violence Risk Assessmentby Randy K. Otto; Kevin S. Douglas

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    This comprehensive Handbook of original chapters serves as a resource for clinicians and researchers alike. Two introductory chapters cover general issues in violence risk assessment, while the remainder of the book offers a comprehensive discussion of specific risk assessment measures. Forensic psychology practitioners, mental health professionals... more...

  • Evolution and Crimeby Jason Roach; Ken Pease

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    Human physique and behaviour has been shaped by the pressures of natural selection. This is received wisdom in all scientifically informed circles. Currently, the topic of crime is rarely touched upon in textbooks on evolution and the topic of evolution rarely even mentioned in criminology textbooks. This book for the first time explores how an evolution... more...

  • Picking Up The Piecesby Paul Britton

    Transworld 2013; US$ 14.09

    The extraordinary and fascinating new book by the author of the award-winning bestseller The Jigsaw Man Forensic psychologist Paul Britton can 'walk through the minds' of those who murder, rape, torture, extort and kidnap. He can see the world through their eyes and know what they're thinking. That is why the police have called on him to... more...

  • Legal and Ethical Dimensions for Mental Health Professionalsby Patrick B. Malley; Eileen Petty Deklewa

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95

    The legal system's impact and influence on the mental health profession has never been greater. Whether as a witness, plaintiff, or defendant, it is likely that a professional will have some kind of interaction with the law at least once in his/her career. More than ever, it is essential that psychologists, social workers, and counselors have a working... more...

  • Psychosocial Theories of the Selfby Benjamin Lee

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    Benjamin Lee Center for Psychosocial Studies On March 29-April 1, 1979, the Center for Psychosocial Studies held a conference in Chicago on "New Approaches to the Self" in which all the authors in this volume partici­ pated. Over the years the Center has acted as a communica­ tions link and coordination point for interdisciplinary dis­ cussions and... more...

  • School Desegregationby Harold Gerard

    Springer US 2013; US$ 99.00

    HAROLD B. GERARD AND NORMAN MILLER In the fall of 1965, when the school board of the Riverside Unified School District made its momentous decision to desegregate the ele­ mentary schools in Riverside, both of us were faculty members in the psychology department on the Riverside campus of the University of California. The riots in Watts had occurred... more...

  • Managing Fearby Bernadette McSherry

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 68.95

    Managing Fear examines the growing use of risk assessment as it relates to preventive detention and supervision schemes for offenders perceived to be at a high risk of re-offending, individuals with severe mental illness, and suspected terrorists. It outlines a number of legislative regimes in common law countries that have broadened ?civil? (as... more...

  • Evaluation of Workplace Disabilityby Lisa Drago Piechowski

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 43.99

    This volume focuses on evaluating the determination of disability status in the workplace. The reader is walked through every aspect of the evaluation, beginning with an introduction to the nature and legal meaning of disability. The authors offer evidence-based practice recommendations and a helpful overview of issues specific to evaluations for social... more...

  • Human Adaptation and Its Failuresby Leslie Phillips

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Human Adaptation and its Failures focuses on the nature of psychopathology and its relation to normal behavior. The book first offers information on key concepts, including environmental factors in adaptation, nonadaptive behavior patterns, and a critique of approaches to normal and psychiatrically impaired behaviors. The text then surveys the development... more...