Introduction to Forensic and Criminal Psychology

Introduction to Forensic and Criminal Psychology

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Howitt's Forensic and Criminal Psychology, 2nd edition is an engaging introduction to an increasingly popular subject. It is comprehensive, detailed, and written with students in mind. With its effective organization and useful features, the book ensures readers become comfortable with theory whilst describing the practical nature of forensic psychology. Forensic and Criminal Psychology remains the best introduction to the field. The 2nd edition has been substantially extended with the addition of new and up-to-date material from the latest research together with new chapters on property crime and victims. The key features for enhanced usefulness include: key research studies and theories described in depth; issues important to the professional work of forensic psychologists discussed in detail; crucial aspects of the law as it affects forensic and criminal psychology research and practice are explained; a strongly international perspective; each chapter starts with a detailed summary; and key points are highlighted at the end of each chapter. themes of Forensic Psychology in Action, Key Concepts, and Controversies. A companion website is available to enhance the study experience. Dennis Howitt is Reader in Applied Psychology at Loughborough University.delusional disorder in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (American Psychiatric Association, 2000). ... Among the examples of stalking/harassment behaviours that have been described in a number of studies are annoying telephoning, letters, visiting the ... violence, physical assaults, gift-giving, visiting the place where the victim works, face-to-face contacts, aggressive letters and property damage.


Title:Introduction to Forensic and Criminal Psychology
Author: Dennis Howitt
Publisher:Pearson Education - 2006
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