Applying Psychology to Forensic Practice

Applying Psychology to Forensic Practice

Editor(s): Adrian Needs, Graham Towl

Published Online: 1 APR 2008

Print ISBN: 9781405105415

Online ISBN: 9780470693971

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693971

About this Book

This book illustrates the wide variety of applications of psychology to the criminal and civil justice system.


  • Illustrates the wide variety of applications of psychology to the criminal and civil justice system.
  • Gives examples of how forensic psychology can benefit not only from clinical and criminological approaches, but also from the insights of occupational, cognitive, developmental and social psychology.
  • Many of the chapters introduce readers to areas which have not received extensive coverage elsewhere.
  • Includes new directions in forensic practice.
  • Chapters draw out the implications for professionals working in the field.
  • Contributors include both academics and practitioners.
  • Reflects both the scope and the potential of forensic psychology.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Working with Offenders; Analysis and Intervention

  2. Part II: Working with Criminal Justice Personnel

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