Chapter 4. Risk Assessment

  1. Adrian Needs and
  2. Graham Towl
  1. David Crighton

Published Online: 1 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693971.ch4

Applying Psychology to Forensic Practice

Applying Psychology to Forensic Practice

How to Cite

Crighton, D. (2004) Risk Assessment, in Applying Psychology to Forensic Practice (eds A. Needs and G. Towl), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693971.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405105415

Online ISBN: 9780470693971

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Keywords:

  • risk assessment;
  • forensic practice;
  • criminal justice;
  • human social behaviour;
  • risk management

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Review

  • Dangerousness

  • Prediction

  • Basic Concepts in Risk Assessment

  • Decision Analysis

  • Judgement Analysis

  • Practice

  • Communicating Risk Assessments

  • Future Directions

  • Summary

  • Notes