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The Routledge Handbook of Attachment: Assessment provides, in one volume, a detailed discussion of the formal measurement tools available to assess attachment across the age range, including with families. It contains comprehensive chapters on many attachment-based validated procedures for assessing parenting and evaluating risk, to enable professionals to decide what...
Beliefs and expectancies influence our everyday thoughts, feelings, and actions. These attributes make a closer examination of beliefs and expectancies worthwhile in any context, but particularly so within the high-stakes arena of the legal system. Whether the decision maker is a police officer assessing the truthfulness of an alibi, a...
By John Horgan
John Horgan presents a detailed, critical analysis of our existing knowledge and understanding of terrorist psychology, and in doing so, highlights substantial shortcomings and limitations of the nature and direction of current research.
By Adrian Raine
Are some criminals born, not made? What causes violence and how can we treat it? This book introduces readers to new ways of looking at these age-old questions. Drawing on the scientific research, it explains what it reveals about the brains of murderers, psychopaths and serial killers.
By Helen Gavin
Written in a student-friendly and engaging style, this textbook covers all the required academic areas of study in addition to explaining how to conduct applications and interventions in the field of forensic and criminological psychology.
This comprehensive text covers 14 different forms of sexual deviance, covers topics such as assessment, case formulation, relevant research, denial and treatment engagement, adjunctive treatment/case management, forensic issues, relapse prevention, and priorities for future research.
Managing Fear examines the growing use of risk assessment as it relates to preventive detention and supervision schemes for offenders perceived to be at a high risk of re-offending, individuals with severe mental illness, and suspected terrorists. It outlines a number of legislative regimes in common law countries that have...