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Introduction to Forensic Psychology

Introduction to Forensic Psychology

Research and Application

  • Author: Curt R. Bartol,Anne M. Bartol
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • ISBN: 1412991757
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 558
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This book is a broad introduction to the field of forensic psychology. While students most often associate forensic psychology with criminal profiling, crime-scene investigations, and serial murder, this text covers the many other areas where psychology has played a significant role in providing research knowledge to the civil and criminal justice systems. The book is a readable summary of contemporary research and practice across a broad spectrum of topics. Practical applications are discussed where pertinent, and case law discussions are found throughout the text. This book is designed for undergraduate and graduate students studying forensic psychology in psychology, criminal justice, and criminology courses. This book will also be of interest to mental health professionals and anyone looking for a basic overview of the field. New to the Third Edition: - more real-life cases, new guest essays, and 2-3 new photos per chapter involve students in the 'human side' of forensic psychology - new information on timely topics - such as relationships between mental disorders and crime and violence, sexual deviance, death penalty mitigation, restorative justice initiatives, arson and typologies of juvenille offenders, sexual harassment, and criminal sentencing - new focus boxes cover drug courts, doctoral programs in forensic psychology, the 'choking game', the Innocence Project, bias crime, and many others - a greater emphasis on clinical psychology throughout - thoroughly revised coverage of police psychology - substantially re-organized material on profiling - revised and expanded lecturer resources and student study site Key Features of the Third Edition: - broad coverage makes the text ideal for undergraduate and postgraduate students of both criminology and psychology - exposes readers to the many careers related to forensic psychology - concentrates on the application side of the field, focusing on research-based forensic practice to emphasize the use of psychological knowledge, concepts, and principles - emphasises the multicultural perspective that is an integral part of the day-to-day work of all practicing and research psychologists - in-text learning aids include chapter-opening learning objectives, chapter-ending review questions, chapter summaries, and a glossary of key terms.

Introduction to Forensic Psychology

Introduction to Forensic Psychology

Essentials for Law Enforcement

  • Author: Stephanie Scott-Snyder
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 1315298538
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 343
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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 to interview strategies, homicide, emotional disturbance, sexual and domestic violence, hostage negotiations, and other situations. It will help law enforcement to understand, interpret, and anticipate behavior, while responding safely and effectively.

Introduction to Forensic Psychology

Introduction to Forensic Psychology

Court, Law Enforcement, and Correctional Practices

  • Author: Stacey L. Shipley,Bruce A. Arrigo
  • Publisher: Academic Press
  • ISBN: 012382169X
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 720
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This edition of Introduction to Forensic Psychology has been completely restructured to map to how courses on forensic psychology are taught, and features more figures, tables, and text boxes, textbook pedagogy. Uniquely. this book offers equal representation of criminal behavior, the court systems, and law enforcement/prisons. It also has equal representation of criminal and civic forensics and of issues pertaining to adults and children. new coverage of emerging issues in forensic psychology expanded case illustrations and vignettes, practice and ethics updates, and international trends new "key issue" overviews, boldface terms and concepts, and chapter reviews expanded coverage of corrections for juveniles

Introduction to Forensic Psychology

Introduction to Forensic Psychology

Issues and Controversies in Crime and Justice

  • Author: Bruce A. Arrigo,Stacey L. Shipley
  • Publisher: Academic Press
  • ISBN: 0120643510
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 571
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"Suitable for course adoption in a variety of undergraduate and graduate curricula, instructors will find this book most useful as primary source reading in classes exploring psychology and the legal system, criminal behavior, psychology, public policy, and the law: the criminal offender, topics in criminal justice and psychology, and introduction to forensic psychology. Complete in its coverage and concise in its analysis, this book is a must read for anyone wishing to learn about the fascinating and complex world of law, psychology, and crime."--BOOK JACKET.

Introduction to Forensic and Criminal Psychology

Introduction to Forensic and Criminal Psychology

  • Author: Dennis Howitt
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • ISBN: 9780273736219
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 604
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With broad, in-depth coverage of this fascinating subject, Introduction to Forensic and Criminal Psychology remains the most authoritative, readable and popular text in the field. Theory is prominent throughout and a range of in-text features - substantially enhanced in this new edition - make this an engaging and valuable resource. The fourth edition is revised to include new chapters on therapy in prison and the psychology of lie detection, and has greatly extended coverage of courtroom processes. It has been brought fully up-to-date with significant new research. An interactive website supports this book at www.pearsoned.co.uk/howitt. This features a range of useful resources including multiple choice questions, example essay questions, links to further reading, a guide to becoming a forensic psychologist as well as interviews with researchers about their work in the field. Clear and comprehensive, this is an essential textbook for undergraduates studying psychology, applied psychology and criminology. It is also extremely useful in many other subjects for which students need an understanding of how psychology relates to criminal justice and the law.

Introduction to Forensic Psychology

Introduction to Forensic Psychology

Clinical and Social Psychological Perspectives

  • Author: Lenore E.A. Walker,David Shapiro
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 1475737955
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 430
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This text provides a complete overview of the applications of psychology to the law. Incorporating the contributions of social and clinical psychology, this new text presents the material with an objective view towards the complete scope of the subject matter. In its clear coverage of the fundamentals of this field, it is an invaluable introduction for students, as well as a reference for practitioners.

Introduction to Forensic Psychology

Introduction to Forensic Psychology

Research and Application

  • Author: Curt Bartol,Anne M. Bartol
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
  • ISBN: 9780761926061
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 520
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Introduction to Forensic Psychology provides a broad examination of forensic psychology and concentrates on the application side of the field, focusing on research-based forensic practice. Throughout the book, the authors emphasize the professional application of psychological knowledge, concepts, and principles to both the civil and criminal justice systems. Introduction to Forensic Psychology exposes readers to the many careers related to the field and emphasizes the multicultural perspective, such as racial issues, mental and physical disabilities, sexual orientation, and gender discrimination, which is an integral part of the work of forensic psychologists.

Current Perspectives in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Behavior

Current Perspectives in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Behavior

  • Author: Curt R. Bartol,Anne M. Bartol
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • ISBN: 1483376222
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 328
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Featuring thirty articles by experts in the field, this dynamic forensic psychology reader emphasizes the ways that forensic psychologists and other clinicians apply psychological knowledge, concepts, and principles on a day-to-day basis. Current Perspectives in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Behavior, edited by Curt R. Bartol and Anne M. Bartol, represents cutting-edge research and theory to demonstrate the ways that psychology has contributed to the understanding of criminal behavior and policies of the criminal and civil justice systems. The Fourth Edition addresses key topics in each of five major subareas of the field--police and public safety psychology, legal psychology, the psychology of crime and delinquency, victimology and victim services, and correctional psychology.

Forensic Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

Forensic Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

  • Author: David Canter
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0199550204
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 145
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Discusses all aspects of psychology relevant to the legal and criminal process, including the role of mental disorders in crime, the minds of serial killers, and offender profiling.

Studyguide for Introduction to Forensic Psychology by Walker

Studyguide for Introduction to Forensic Psychology by Walker

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  • Publisher: Cram101
  • ISBN: 9781478480419
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