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The question of `why' and `how' certain individuals are drawn towards behaving in a way that contravenes the `Law of the Land' is not an easy one to address. Researchers from various different fields have nevertheless attempted to develop theoretical explanations for the existence of different types of crime and...
A well-balanced guide to both the theory and practice of forensic psychology specifically for Masters level students.
Revised edition of the author's Offenders, deviants, or patients?, 2010.
The contributors to Young People in Forensic Mental Health Settings are drawn from a range of environments including universities, youth offending services, secure in-patient settings, young offender institutions, Community Forensic Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services F-CAMHS, and secure children's homes.
Disordered Personalities and Crime seeks to better understand how we respond to those individuals who have been labelled at various points in time as 'morally insane', 'psychopathic' or 'personality disordered'. Individuals whose behaviour is consistent with these diagnoses present challenges to both the CJS and mental health systems because the...
This four-volume set of definitive publications in the area of criminal psychology provides a gateway to theory, research and practice, and is designed to be a vital research tool for students, researchers and practitioners worldwide.