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- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00
This groundbreaking book explores the psychodynamics and socio-politics of the forensic therapeutic milieu. Contributors describe the ethical, intellectual and emotional challenges of their work, providing readers with a theoretical and practical understanding of factors that help and hinder the development of effective therapeutic relationships. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 40.99
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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 54.99
A significant percentage of sexual abuse in the United States is committed by juveniles, and mental health professionals increasingly receive requests to evaluate these juveniles. With an emphasis on practicality and utility, Juvenile Sex Offenders fills a gap in the current literature by providing a thoughtful, thorough approach to evaluating and... more...
- Gallery Books 2014; US$ 26.00
A darker twist on Orange is the New Black , this true insider's account delivers an eye-opening look into the nation?s largest state-run forensic hospital, a facility that houses the real-life Hannibal Lecters of the world. Psychiatrist Stephen Seager was no stranger to locked psych wards when he accepted a job at California?s Gorman State hospital,... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 25.99
Honest but mistaken eyewitnesses are the leading cause of wrongful convictions in the United States. As the innocent go to prison their lives are shattered; as the criminal goes free, the public remains vulnerable. With a vivid cast of brilliant scientists, street-wise cops, and former prosecutors--all haunted by the legacy of wrongful convictions,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 58.99
The law frequently looks to mental health professionals to help determine whether defendants can be deemed culpable for crimes or incarcerated to prevent them from harming others. The cases of Charles McCoy, who plead not guilty by reason of insanity to the Interstate 270 shootings in Ohio, and Patricia Johnson, who recently won the right to a new... more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 44.99
Describes the law related to, forensic assessment of, and treatment for psychological injuries, particularly posttraumatic stress disorder. A comprehensive guide to psychological injuries, this book is suitable for mental health practitioners, researchers, and legal professionals who work with psychological injuries. more...