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This book focuses on a marvel approach that blends chemistry with forensic science and is used for the examination of controlled substances and clandestine operations. The book will particularly interest forensic chemists, forensic scientists, criminologists, and biochemists.
Offering many illustrations and tables, this book presents the latest in forensic histopathology, radiology, toxicology and medical malpractice. Covers trauma, traffic medicine, forensic alcohol toxicology, forensic DNA analysis, forensic osteology and more.
The field of forensic DNA analysis has grown immensely in the past two decades and genotyping of biological samples is now routinely performed in human identification HID laboratories. Application areas include paternity testing, forensic casework, family lineage studies, identification of human remains, and DNA databasing. Forensic DNA Analysis: Current Practices...
This second edition of Clarke's Analytical Forensic Toxicology offers a fresh perspective on the drugs and poisons that you are most likely to encounter in forensic toxicology, with a focus on collection, extraction and analysis.
Compound-specific Stable Isotope Analysis CSIA is a technique that is increasingly used in many areas of science and technology for source allocation, authentication, and characterization of transformation reactions.
The Mental Health Professional in Court: A Survival Guide is designed to help mental health professionals become more knowledgeable about the settings, assumptions, personnel, issues, and techniques involved in going to court, with the aim of demystifying the legal process and reducing anxiety about this inherently stressful experience.
For clinicians who work therapeutically with clients in forensic settings, the capacity to maintain boundaries is critical to safety as well as good treatment outcomes. The contributors to this multi-disciplinary book address the challenges of establishing boundaries in forensic settings to support practitioners in this aspect of their work.
This groundbreaking book explores the psychodynamics and socio-politics of the forensic therapeutic milieu. Contributors describe the ethical, intellectual and emotional challenges of their work, providing readers with a theoretical and practical understanding of factors that help and hinder the development of effective therapeutic relationships.
Half of all deliberate fire-related damage is caused by adults and this is the first book that brings research evidence about firesetting behaviour in adults, theory and practitioner advice together into one accessible volume. Presents current evidence on frequency and the biological and psychological causes of deliberate firesetting.