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Forensic Psychology

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  • Bind, Torture, Killby Roy Wenzl; Tim Potter

    HarperCollins 2007; US$ 11.99

    For thirty-one years, an unremarkable family man stalked, killed, and terrorized the people of Wichita, Kansas. He was a devoted husband. A helpful Boy Scout dad. A reliable, conscientious employee. A dependable church president. And behind it all, the notorious serial killer BTK—a self-anointed acronym for ''bind, torture, kill.''. Now that... more...

  • Domestic Violence and Family Safetyby Janette Cooper; Arlene Vetere

    Wiley 2008; US$ 69.95 US$ 60.62

    The book aims to explore the exciting opportunities offered by a systemic approach for mental health professionals and psychotherapists when working with families and other systems where domestic violence in intimate relationships is of concern. The main purpose of the book lies in the application of systemic thinking to safety and to understanding... more...

  • Beyond Common Senseby Eugene Borgida; Susan T. Fiske

    Wiley 2008; US$ 150.95 US$ 130.82

    Beyond Common Sense addresses the many important and controversial issues that arise from the use of psychological and social science in the courtroom. Each chapter identifies areas of scientific agreement and disagreement, and discusses how psychological science advances our understanding of human behavior beyond common sense. Features original... more...

  • Foundations of Forensic Mental Health Assessmentby Kirk Heilbrun; Thomas Grisso; Alan Goldstein

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 39.99 US$ 34.39

    Forensic mental health assessment (FMHA) has grown into a specialization informed by research and professional guidelines. This series presents up-to-date information on the most important and frequently conducted forms of FMHA. The 19 topical volumes address best approaches to practice for particular types of evaluation in the criminal, civil, and... more...

  • Juvenile Sexual Offendingby Gail Ryan; Tom F. Leversee; Sandy Lane

    Wiley 2011; US$ 70.00 US$ 60.67

    Praise for previous editions of Juvenile Sexual Offending "A stimulating presentation of clinical thinking that demonstrates why the authors are leaders in the juvenile sex offending field." — Jim Breiling , National Institute of Mental Health " Juvenile Sexual Offending provides a comprehensive, in-depth look at the juvenile sexual... more...

  • Murderby Ronald Doctor

    Karnac Books 2008; US$ 28.95

    'This book... shines a bright light on a murky world. The contributors attempt to understand the origins of murder, but they also deal with the detail of treatment and show us how professionals are affected by powerful psychological forces. The impartial detachment of the observer/supervisor is an artificial construct, and once we realise that, we... more...

  • Psychic Assaults and Frightened Cliniciansby John Gordon; Gabriel Kirtchuk

    Karnac Books 2008; US$ 28.95

    '...a fascinating read for mental health workers regardless of their own theoretical background. Working with disturbed and disturbing individuals in secure settings produces strong feelings, and working with those feelings is undoubtedly an essential part of providing care effectively. This book is likely to challenge readers' understandings of their... more...

  • Forensic Aspects of Dissociative Identity Disorderby Graeme Galton; Adah Sachs

    Karnac Books 2008; US$ 28.95

    This ground-breaking book examines the role of crime in the lives of people with Dissociative Identity Disorder, formerly known as Multiple Personality Disorder, a condition which appears to be caused by prolonged trauma in infancy and childhood. This trauma may be linked with crimes committed against them, crimes they have witnessed, and crimes they... more...

  • 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...

  • Parenting Plan Evaluationsby Kathryn Kuehnle; Leslie Drozd

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 87.99 US$ 75.67

    Parenting Plan Evaluations is a must-read for legal practitioners, family law judges and attorneys, and other professionals seeking to understand more about the science behind child custody evaluations. more...