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Forensic psychology

Author: Solomon M Fulero; Lawrence S Wrightsman
Publisher: Australia ; United States : Wadsworth, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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This text introduces the practice of forensic psychology by showing how psychologists aid the legal system by serving as expert witnesses, criminal profilers and trial consultants for jury selection  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Solomon M Fulero; Lawrence S Wrightsman
ISBN: 0495506494 9780495506492 0495506516 9780495506515
OCLC Number: 246213416
Description: xx, 476 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Forensic Psychology: Promises and Problems. 2. Forensic Psychologists: Roles and Responsibilities. 3. Psychology and Law Enforcement: Selection, Training, and Evaluation. 4. Techniques of Criminal Investigation: Profiling, Psychological Autopsies, Hypnosis, and Lie Detection. 5. Insanity and Competency. 6. From Dangerousness to Risk Assessment: Violence, Sexual Offending, Domestic Violence, Child Abuse, and Suicide. 7. "Syndrome" Evidence: Battered Woman Syndrome and Rape Trauma Syndrome. 8. Child Sexual Abuse. 9. Child Custody and Related Decisions. 10. Improving Eyewitness Identification Procedures. 11. Interrogations and Confessions. 12. Trial Consultation: Jury Selection, Case Preparation, and Pretrial Publicity. 13. Discrimination. 14. Sexual Harassment. 15. Death Penalty Trials and Appeals. 16. Influencing Public Policy. References. Name Index. Subject Index.
Responsibility: Solomon M. Fulero, Lawrence S. Wrightsman.
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