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Criminal or forensic psychology books

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Forensic Psychology Crime, Justice, Law, Interventions by Anthony R. Beech 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: 22/09/2017

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: 16/09/2017

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 emerge from prison after years in solitary with very serious psychiatric symptoms even though outwardly they may appear...
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: 10/08/2017

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

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 successful rehabilitation and reentry by drawing on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

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The Clinical Treatment of the Criminal Offender in Outpatient Mental Health Settings New and Emerging Perspectives by Letitia C. Pallone The Clinical Treatment of the Criminal Offender in Outpatient Mental Health Settings New and Emerging Perspectives

This volume brings together in a single source a set of perspectives by leaders in the clinical treatment of criminal offenders in outpatient settings, particularly those whose crimes have involved domestic violence and/or substance abuse. More than a set of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Other books in this genre

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

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: 30/06/2017

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

Handbook of Forensic Mental Health Services by Ronald Roesch Handbook of Forensic Mental Health Services

Handbook of Forensic Mental Health Services focuses on assessment, treatment, and policy issues regarding juveniles and adults in the criminal and civil systems. Uniquely, this volume is designed for professionals who deliver mental health services, rather than researchers. Just like...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/05/2017

Handbook of Forensic Mental Health Services by Ronald Roesch Handbook of Forensic Mental Health Services

Handbook of Forensic Mental Health Services focuses on assessment, treatment, and policy issues regarding juveniles and adults in the criminal and civil systems. Uniquely, this volume is designed for professionals who deliver mental health services, rather than researchers. Just like...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/05/2017

Evaluating Juvenile Transfer and Disposition Law, Science, and Practice by Kirk Heilbrun, David DeMatteo, Christopher King Evaluating Juvenile Transfer and Disposition Law, Science, and Practice
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Focusing on juvenile transfer and disposition evaluations, this volume provides an up-to-date integration of current law, science, and practice with respect to juvenile risk assessment, treatment needs/amenability, and sophistication-maturity. Included are perspectives relating to international practices, use of specialized assessment...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/05/2017

Evaluating Juvenile Transfer and Disposition Law, Science, and Practice by Kirk Heilbrun, David DeMatteo, Christopher King Evaluating Juvenile Transfer and Disposition Law, Science, and Practice
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Focusing on juvenile transfer and disposition evaluations, this volume provides an up-to-date integration of current law, science, and practice with respect to juvenile risk assessment, treatment needs/amenability, and sophistication-maturity. Included are perspectives relating to international practices, use of specialized assessment...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/05/2017

Ethics in Forensic Psychology Practice by Alan M. Goldstein, Randy K. Otto, Kirk Heilbrun Ethics in Forensic Psychology Practice
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AN AUTHORITATIVE GUIDE TO THE CURRENT SPECIALTY GUIDELINES FOR FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY Ethics in Forensic Psychology Practice is a comprehensive and authoritative resource that addresses major concerns of professionals who conduct evaluations, provide treatment, carry out research, as well as a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/05/2017

Individual Psychological Therapies in Forensic Settings Research and Practice by Jason Davies Individual Psychological Therapies in Forensic Settings Research and Practice

From the 'nothing works' maxim of the 1970s to evidence-based interventions to challenge recidivism and promote pro-social behavior, psychological therapy has played an important role in rehabilitation and risk reduction within forensic settings in recent years. And yet the typical...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/05/2017

Individual Psychological Therapies in Forensic Settings Research and Practice by Jason Davies Individual Psychological Therapies in Forensic Settings Research and Practice

From the 'nothing works' maxim of the 1970s to evidence-based interventions to challenge recidivism and promote pro-social behavior, psychological therapy has played an important role in rehabilitation and risk reduction within forensic settings in recent years. And yet the typical...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/05/2017

Criminal Psychology by David V. Canter Criminal Psychology

Revised edition of the author's Criminal psychology, 2008.
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/05/2017

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