Chapter 9. The Psychology of False Confession: Case Examples

  1. Gisli H. Gudjonsson

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713297.ch9

The Psychology of Interrogations and Confessions: A Handbook

The Psychology of Interrogations and Confessions: A Handbook

How to Cite

Gudjonsson, G. H. (2002) The Psychology of False Confession: Case Examples, in The Psychology of Interrogations and Confessions: A Handbook, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713297.ch9

Author Information

  1. Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470844618

Online ISBN: 9780470713297

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Keywords:

  • psychology;
  • false confession;
  • bivariate classification system;
  • sceptical readers;
  • defendant's innocence

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Voluntary False Confessions

  • Pressured–compliant False Confessions

  • Pressured–internalized False Confessions

  • Conclusions