Offenders, deviants or patients? (Book, 2005) []
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Offenders, deviants or patients?

Offenders, deviants or patients?

Author: Herschel A Prins
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
This third edition takes into account major changes in the law, attitudes towards responsibility and liability for crime, the updating of research findings concerning mental disorders and criminality and our procedures for managing offender-patients through the criminal justice and mental health-care systems. The author examines the relationship between abnormality and criminal behavior and the extent to which this  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Methods (Music)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Herschel A Prins
ISBN: 1583918256 9781583918258 1583918248 9781583918241
OCLC Number: 277231633
Description: x, 332 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1: Legal and Administrative Aspects. Prologue. Not in their Right Minds. Dealing with the Consequences. Part 2: Clinical Aspects. Minds Diseased. 'But someone has to deal with them'. Bloody Deeds. Unlawful Sex. 'Up in Smoke'. The 'Crystal Ball' of Risk Assessment. 'The Play's the Thing'. Epilogue.
Responsibility: Herschel Prins.
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The third edition of 'Offenders, Deviants or Patients?' presents a unique, multidisciplinary approach to understanding the social context of the serious criminal offender who is deemed to be mentally  Read more...


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