Chapter 9. Criminal Thinking

  1. David Carson,
  2. Rebecca Milne,
  3. Francis Pakes,
  4. Karen Shalev and
  5. Andrea Shawyer
  1. Emma J. Palmer

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713068.ch9

Applying Psychology to Criminal Justice

Applying Psychology to Criminal Justice

How to Cite

Palmer, E. J. (2007) Criminal Thinking, in Applying Psychology to Criminal Justice (eds D. Carson, R. Milne, F. Pakes, K. Shalev and A. Shawyer), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713068.ch9

Editor Information

  1. Institute of Criminal Justice Studies at the University of Portsmouth, UK

Author Information

  1. University of Leicester

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470015155

Online ISBN: 9780470713068

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Keywords:

  • criminal thinking styles;
  • psychology;
  • interpersonal problems;
  • domestic violence;
  • adolescents

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Thinking Styles

  • Social Information-Processing

  • Social Information-Processing and Anti-Social Behaviour

  • Moral Reasoning

  • Intervention Programmes to Improve Thinking Skills

  • Implications for the Law

  • Conclusions

  • References