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- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 62.99
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...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 19.95
A dramatic and compelling true-crime psychological thriller This incredible story shows how John Douglas tracked and participated in the hunt for one of the most notorious serial killers in U.S. history. For 31 years a man who called himself BTK (Bind, Torture, Kill) terrorized the city of Wichita, Kansas, sexually assaulting and strangling a series... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 76.95
This book illustrates the wide variety of applications of psychology to the criminal and civil justice system. Illustrates the wide variety of applications of psychology to the criminal and civil justice system. Gives examples of how forensic psychology can benefit not only from clinical and criminological approaches, but also from the insights... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 65.00
Is there an alternative way of treating sexual offenders beyond traditional psychiatry? Sexual Offenders explores and develops personal construct theory in terms of forensic and social psychology, and examines the possibilities for sexual offender assessment and therapy. Rather than viewing sexual offenders as having a mental illness or possessing... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 49.99
Wenn Medien über spektakuläre Serienmorde oder Gewaltverbrechen berichten, rücken "Profiler" ins Blickfeld der Öffentlichkeit. Filme wie "Das Schweigen der Lämmer" stellen sie als allwissende Spezialermittler dar. Hier räumen Experten mit diesem Mythos auf... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 35.99
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...
- Australian Academic Press 2008; US$ 19.99
This book is written to help you develop understanding and skills so that you can feel confident in presenting expert evidence. The format of the book is not simply to give you information, instead it is also structured to reflect the way psychologists can develop professional competence through supervision. You, the reader, will listen in on supervision... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 216.95
Recent trends within community policing suggest that the next generation of community policing will be more "knowledge-based", involving a shift toward a problem-oriented and strategic use of information as a basis for management and better use of police resources. The Handbook of Knowledge-Based Policing examines how knowledge-based policing can... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 203.95
Assessing Risk in Sex Offenders: A Practitioner's Guide is a handy resource for forensic practitioners responsible for assessing an managing sexual offenders at risk of recidivism. It covers the risk factors associated with sexual recidivism, evaluates risk assessment approaches and offers guidance on how to conduct forensic evaluations. Written... more...