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Criminal or forensic psychology books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Criminal or forensic psychology category. Presented with a red border are the Criminal or forensic psychology books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Handbook of Behavioral Criminology by Vincent B. Van Hasselt Handbook of Behavioral Criminology

This multidisciplinary volume assembles current findings on violent crime, behavioral, biological, and sociological perspectives on its causes, and effective methods of intervention and prevention. Noted experts across diverse fields apply a behavioral criminology lens to examine crimes committed by minors,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

Forensic Psychology Crime, Justice, Law, Interventions by Graham M. Davies Forensic Psychology Crime, Justice, Law, Interventions

Introduces forensic psychology to students and professionals who want to better understand psychology s expanding influence on the study of law, crime and criminality Forensic psychology is a constantly growing discipline, both in terms of student interest and as a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/10/2017

Mania and Marjorie Diehl-Armstrong Inside the Mind of a Female Serial Killer by Jerry Clark, Ed Palattella Mania and Marjorie Diehl-Armstrong Inside the Mind of a Female Serial Killer
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Throughout history there have been a number of female serials killers, but what drives these women to kill? Clark and Palattella dive deeper into this question by examining the case of Marjorie Diehl-Armstrong, and provide a history of how the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

Handbook of Violence Risk Assessment by Kevin Douglas Handbook of Violence Risk Assessment

Forensic psychologists, mental health professionals, and legal professionals working with violent offenders turn to the Handbook of Violence Risk Assessment as the primary reference for the field. With the considerable changes in the field, the second edition will include new...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Handbook of Violence Risk Assessment by Kevin Douglas Handbook of Violence Risk Assessment

Forensic psychologists, mental health professionals, and legal professionals working with violent offenders turn to the Handbook of Violence Risk Assessment as the primary reference for the field. With the considerable changes in the field, the second edition will include new...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Solitary The Inside Story of Supermax Isolation and How We Can Abolish It by Terry A. Kupers Solitary The Inside Story of Supermax Isolation and How We Can Abolish It

When I testify in court, I am often asked: 'What is the damage of long term solitary confinement?' ...Many prisoners with serious mental illness emerge from prison after years in solitary with much worse disability, and even stable individuals emerge...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

Forensic Psychiatry Fundamentals and Clinical Practice by Basant K. Puri Forensic Psychiatry Fundamentals and Clinical Practice

This book covers the basic science and neurobiology of violence and integrates this with clinical, legal, and ethical aspects of forensic psychiatry. * Unique text which integrates the basic sciences, clinical, legal, and ethical aspects * Highly illustrated. Numerous colour...
Format: Mixed media product - Released: 15/08/2017

Anatomy of Malice The Enigma of the Nazi War Criminals by Joel E. Dimsdale Anatomy of Malice The Enigma of the Nazi War Criminals

In this gripping and haunting narrative, a renowned psychiatrist sheds new light on the psychology of the war criminals at Nuremberg When the ashes had settled after World War II and the Allies convened an international war crimes trial in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/07/2017

Coming Soon

Psychological Evaluations for the Courts, Fourth Edition A Handbook for Mental Health Professionals and Lawyers by Gary B. Melton, John Petrila, Norman G. Poythress, Christopher Slobogin Psychological Evaluations for the Courts, Fourth Edition A Handbook for Mental Health Professionals and Lawyers
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Tens of thousands of readers have relied on this leading text and practitioner reference--now revised and updated--to understand the issues the legal system most commonly asks mental health professionals to address. Highly readable, the volume demystifies the forensic psychological assessment...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2017

Violence, Restorative Justice and Forgiveness Dyadic Forgiveness and Energy Shifts in Restorative Justice Dialogue by Marilyn Peterson Armour, Mark S. Umbreit Violence, Restorative Justice and Forgiveness Dyadic Forgiveness and Energy Shifts in Restorative Justice Dialogue
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This major and original research project shows how restorative justice dialogue works, and highlights the role of forgiveness within it. Based on interviews of victims who went through Victim Offender Dialogue, it looks at how energy shifts in dialogue between...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2018

How to Become a Forensic Psychologist by Julie Harrower, Jo Bailey, Dee Anand How to Become a Forensic Psychologist
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Forensic psychology has grown significantly in recent years, with increasing numbers of professionals working in the field. But how do you qualify as a forensic psychologist, and what is the job really like? This is the first guide to a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/01/2018

How to Become a Forensic Psychologist by Julie Harrower, Jo Bailey, Dee Anand How to Become a Forensic Psychologist
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Forensic psychology has grown significantly in recent years, with increasing numbers of professionals working in the field. But how do you qualify as a forensic psychologist, and what is the job really like? This is the first guide to a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/01/2018

Guide to Forensic Evaluations for Immigration Court Ethical and Evidence-Based Practice by Barton (George Washington University School of Medicine Washington DC USA) Evans Guide to Forensic Evaluations for Immigration Court Ethical and Evidence-Based Practice


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/01/2018

Guide to Forensic Evaluations for Immigration Court Ethical and Evidence-Based Practice by Barton (George Washington University School of Medicine Washington DC USA) Evans Guide to Forensic Evaluations for Immigration Court Ethical and Evidence-Based Practice


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/01/2018

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Different Crimes, Different Criminals Understanding, Treating and Preventing Criminal Behavior by Doris Layton MacKenzie, Lauren O'Neill, Wendy Povitsky, Summer Acevedo Different Crimes, Different Criminals Understanding, Treating and Preventing Criminal Behavior
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This book focuses on the importance of incorporating both sociological and psychological viewpoints in the understanding of criminal behavior. It identifies and explains emerging criminal offenders within the criminal justice system, examining the individual differences that make different types of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

Introduction to Forensic Psychology Essentials for Law Enforcement by Stephanie Scott-Snyder Introduction to Forensic Psychology Essentials for Law Enforcement

Research indicates that there are psychological principles at play in the situations encountered by law enforcement personnel. The book fulfills an important need in the ever-evolving field of criminal justice, providing a working knowledge of forensic psychology and its application...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

Suicidal Mass Murderers A Criminological Study of Why They Kill by John Liebert Suicidal Mass Murderers A Criminological Study of Why They Kill

On April 16, 2007, Cho Seung-Hui, a student at Virginia Tech with a history of mental illness, became the perpetrator of the most infamous school shooting in the history of the United States. In the aftermath of the killings and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/06/2017

Motivational Interviewing with Offenders Engagement, Rehabilitation, and Reentry by Jill D. Stinson, Michael D. Clark Motivational Interviewing with Offenders Engagement, Rehabilitation, and Reentry
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From experts on working with court-mandated populations, this book shows how motivational interviewing (MI) can help offenders move beyond resistance or superficial compliance and achieve meaningful behavior change. Using this evidence-based approach promotes succesful rehabilitation and reentry by drawing on...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/06/2017

Motivational Interviewing with Offenders Engagement, Rehabilitation, and Reentry by Jill D. Stinson, Michael D. Clark Motivational Interviewing with Offenders Engagement, Rehabilitation, and Reentry
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From experts on working with court-mandated populations, this book shows how motivational interviewing (MI) can help offenders move beyond resistance or superficial compliance and achieve meaningful behavior change. Using this evidence-based approach promotes succesful rehabilitation and reentry by drawing on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/06/2017

The Routledge International Handbook of Forensic Psychology in Secure Settings by Jane L. Ireland The Routledge International Handbook of Forensic Psychology in Secure Settings

The Routledge International Handbook of Forensic Psychology in Secure Settings is the first volume to identify, discuss and analyse the most important psychological issues within prisons and secure hospitals. Including contributions from leading researchers and practitioners from the UK, US,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/05/2017

School Shooters Understanding High School, College, and Adult Perpetrators by Peter F. Langman School Shooters Understanding High School, College, and Adult Perpetrators

School shootings scare everyone, even those not immediately affected. But they also lead to generalizations about perpetrators. Here, Peter Langman takes a look at 48 cases of school shootings in order to dispel the myths, explore the motives, and expose...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/05/2017

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