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The handbook of psychology for forensic practitioners

Author: Graham J Towl; David A Crighton
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Handbook of Psychology for Forensic Practitioners discusses some of the ways in which psychological research and methods can be applied by a wide variety of professional groups working with offenders. By aiming to give a fuller understanding of how psychology can contribute to our understanding of offending, the book concentrates on the assessment of risk in forensic settings and the interventions designed to
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Graham J Towl; David A Crighton
ISBN: 0415128870 9780415128872 0415128889 9780415128889
OCLC Number: 34475160
Description: xii, 227 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. What we know about offenders: an overview of major psychological perspectives --
2. The development of delinquent and criminal behaviour --
3. Offender profiling --
4. Risk assessment --
5. Risk assessment of suicide --
6. Risk assessment of violence --
7. Cognitive-behavioural approaches to offending --
8. The assessment of anger management difficulties --
9. The treatment of anger management difficulties --
10. What we know about sex offenders --
11. The assessment of sex offenders --
12. The treatment of sex offenders.
Responsibility: Graham J. Towl and David A. Crighton.
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