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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Kensington 2010; US$ 14.00
"The defendant told the jury that he did not kill girlfriend. He did , however, admit to dismembering her, boiling her bones, and hiding them in the Port Authority locker." At the heart of countless crimes lies the mystery of the human mind. In this eye-opening book, Dr. Cheryl Paradis draws back the curtain on the fascinating world of forensic... more...
- SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 100.00
Filled with real?life examples, practical applications, and case law discussions, Forensic Psychology: Research and Application, Fourth Edition covers new and emerging fields of study, the many areas where psychology plays a significant role in the civil and criminal justice systems, and the wide range of issues that are an integral part of the forensic... more...
- Granta Publications 2015; US$ 19.99
In 1991 Sture Bergwall, a homosexual drug addict who had committed an armed robbery so badly planned that he was deemed to be more in need of therapy than punishment, was committed to Sater, Sweden's equivalent of Broadmoor. There, he started psychotherapy. During the course of his therapy he 'remembered' childhood scenes of sexual abuse, and, eventually,... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99
Extrait : "Que d'effets, non-seulement divers, mais, en apparence au moins, opposés et contradictoires, n'attribue-t-on à ce qu'on nomme l'Imagination ! Comment concilier les unes avec les autres toutes les propriétés ou vertus qu'on lui reconnaît ? Peu de personnes hésitent à dire que l'Imagination est la cause principale de nos erreurs, que c'est... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95
Social Work and the Courts is a collection of important and cutting-edge court decisions in the field of human services, now in its third edition. Pollack and Kleinman present an array of legal cases in everyday language, with clear explanation of the facts and issues, and in-depth examinations of the reasoning and implications of each decision.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.95
This newly revised edition to The Clinical and Forensic Assessment of Psychopath: A Clinician's Guide brings new chapters on psychopathy in women, brain imaging, assessment and treatment in schools, and more, in addition to the updated original chapters. With its in-depth research on psychopathy, accumulating findings from over the past 40 years... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
In Sexual Aggression Against Children: Pedophiles? and Abusers' Development, Dynamics, Treatability, and the Law , Drs. Blackman and Dring use multiple psychoanalytic principles to answer, ?Why do people sexually abuse children?? and ?Why are most abusers male?? They address the legal and mental health professions? minimization of the horrific nature... more...