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- 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 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Genius Book Company 2015; US$ 3.99
?He could not stop what he was doing. It was either sex or suicide.? It?s often said that we will likely never understand how a person becomes a serial killer. However, I believe we can. In fact, we must, if we are ever going to find a way to stop the sexual abuse of children. But it?s not only the victims we want to save. We also want to stop our... more...
- Karnac Books 2008; US$ 31.95
'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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 87.99
When conducting parenting plan evaluations, mental health professionals need to be aware of a myriad of different factors. More so than in any other form of forensic evaluation, they must have an understanding of the most current findings in developmental research, behavioral psychology, attachment theory, and legal issues to substantiate their opinions.... more...
- Transworld 2013; US$ 15.98
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...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2012; US$ 49.95
For clinicians who work therapeutically with clients in forensic settings, the capacity to maintain boundaries is critical to safety as well as good treatment outcomes. The contributors to this multi-disciplinary book address the challenges of establishing boundaries in forensic settings to support practitioners in this aspect of their work. more...
- Karnac Books 2008; US$ 31.95
'...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...