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APA handbook of forensic psychology. Vol. 1, Individual and situational influences in criminal and civil contexts [electronic resource] / Brian L. Cutler and Patricia A. Zapf, editors-in-chief.

Contributor(s): Cutler, Brian L | Zapf, Patricia A, 1971-.
Series: APA handbooks in psychology: Publisher: Washington, D.C. : American Psychological Association, 2015Description: xxii, 594 p. ; cm.ISBN: 9781433817939 (set : hardcover); 1433817934 (set : hardcover); 1433817942 (hardcover); 9781433817946 (hardcover).Other title: Handbook of forensic psychology.Subject(s): Forensic psychology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Forensic PsychiatryAdditional physical formats: OriginalDDC classification: 614/.15 Online resources: Fulltext available via EBSCOhost - Shibboleth login required Also issued in print.
Contents:
pt. 1. Forensic evaluation and treatment in criminal cases -- pt. 2. Individual and situational predictors of criminal behavior -- pt. 3. Applications of forensic psychology in civil cases.
Summary: "The APA Handbook of Forensic Psychology consolidates and advances knowledge about the scientific foundations and practical application of psychology to law, the practice of law, and law-related policy. Drawing upon contemporary psychological research and practice, this Handbook provides a thorough, up-to-date, and far-reaching reference on forensic psychological issues that are important to researchers, practitioners and students in psychology, other social sciences and practice disciplines, and law. The Handbook is divided into 2 Volumes, each comprised of 3 sections."--Publicity materials.Summary: "The first section of Volume 1, "Forensic Evaluation and Treatment in Criminal Cases," showcases the application of clinical psychological science to criminal cases. This section is the heart of clinical forensic psychology within the criminal context because it addresses core topics in which clinical forensic psychologists have conducted research for years and have made valuable contributions to legal practice and policy. The second section of Volume 1, "Individual and Situational Predictors of Criminal Behavior," articulates theories of criminal behavior and the roles of risk factors and context on criminal behavior among specific offender groups. The third section of Volume 1, "Applications of Forensic Psychology in Civil Cases," highlights the application of clinical psychological science to various aspects of the civil justice system"--Introduction. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2014 APA, all rights reserved).
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

pt. 1. Forensic evaluation and treatment in criminal cases -- pt. 2. Individual and situational predictors of criminal behavior -- pt. 3. Applications of forensic psychology in civil cases.

"The APA Handbook of Forensic Psychology consolidates and advances knowledge about the scientific foundations and practical application of psychology to law, the practice of law, and law-related policy. Drawing upon contemporary psychological research and practice, this Handbook provides a thorough, up-to-date, and far-reaching reference on forensic psychological issues that are important to researchers, practitioners and students in psychology, other social sciences and practice disciplines, and law. The Handbook is divided into 2 Volumes, each comprised of 3 sections."--Publicity materials.

"The first section of Volume 1, "Forensic Evaluation and Treatment in Criminal Cases," showcases the application of clinical psychological science to criminal cases. This section is the heart of clinical forensic psychology within the criminal context because it addresses core topics in which clinical forensic psychologists have conducted research for years and have made valuable contributions to legal practice and policy. The second section of Volume 1, "Individual and Situational Predictors of Criminal Behavior," articulates theories of criminal behavior and the roles of risk factors and context on criminal behavior among specific offender groups. The third section of Volume 1, "Applications of Forensic Psychology in Civil Cases," highlights the application of clinical psychological science to various aspects of the civil justice system"--Introduction. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2014 APA, all rights reserved).

Also issued in print.

Electronic reproduction. Washington, D.C. : American Psychological Association, 2014. Available via World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreement. s2014 dcunns

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