Chapter 11. Interrogations and Confessions

  1. Sven Å. Christianson
  1. Gisli H. Gudjonsson

Published Online: 9 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713082.ch11

Offenders' Memories of Violent Crimes

Offenders' Memories of Violent Crimes

How to Cite

Gudjonsson, G. H. (2006) Interrogations and Confessions, in Offenders' Memories of Violent Crimes (ed S. Å. Christianson), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470713082.ch11

Editor Information

  1. Stockholm University and Sundsvall Forensic Psychiatric Hospital, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470015070

Online ISBN: 9780470713082

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Keywords:

  • confessions;
  • victims;
  • behavioural information;
  • interrogation manuals;
  • psychological principles

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Interrogation

  • The Interrogation of Terrorist Suspects

  • Confessions and Denials-Base Rates

  • Models of Confessions

  • Interrogation as an Interactive Process

  • How Interrogations can Go Wrong

  • False Confessions

  • Conclusions

  • References