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Introduction to Forensic Psychology
Research and Application

Fifth Edition (International Student Edition)
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April 2018 | SAGE Publications, Inc
Written by authors with extensive experience in the field and in the classroom, the fifth edition of this text includes updated research and coverage of current issues, using real life-examples and case law discussions to define and explore forensic psychology.
 
Part 1. Introduction
 
Chapter 1. Introduction to Forensic Psychology
The Forensic Sciences

 
Forensic Psychology: An Overview

 
Brief History of Forensic Psychology

 
Forensic Psychology Today

 
Forensic Psychology, Forensic Psychiatry, and Forensic Social Work

 
Ethical Issues

 
Careers in Psychology

 
Forensic Psychology as a Specialty

 
Research and Practice Careers in Forensic Psychology

 
 
Part 2: Police and Investigative Psychology
 
Chapter 2: Police and Public Safety Psychology
Police Psychology: A Developing Profession

 
Forensic Assessment in Police and Public Safety Psychology

 
Psychological Intervention Responsibilities

 
Operational Responsibilities

 
Consulting and Research Activities

 
 
Chapter 3: Psychology of Investigations
Investigative Psychology

 
Profiling

 
Problems With Profiling

 
Police Interviewing and Interrogation

 
Detection of Deception

 
Forensic Hypnosis

 
Eyewitness Evidence

 
Pretrial Identification Methods

 
 
Part 3: Legal Psychology
 
Chapter 4: Consulting and Testifying
Court Structure and Jurisdiction

 
The Judicial Process

 
The Assessment of Risk

 
Trial and Litigation Consultation

 
Expert Testimony

 
Surviving the Witness Stand

 
 
Chapter 5: Consulting With Criminal Courts
Competency to Stand Trial

 
Insanity

 
Assessment of Criminal Responsibility

 
Other Defenses Pertaining to Criminal Conduct

 
Sentencing Evaluations

 
Civil Commitment of Sexually Violent Predators

 
 
Chapter 6: Family Law and Other Forms of Civil Litigation
Family of Domestic Courts Child Custody Evaluations

 
Forensic Psychology and Civil Litigation

 
Civil Capacities

 
Involuntary Civil Commitment

 
Sexual and Gender Harassment

 
 
Part 4: Criminal Psychology
 
Chapter 7: The Development of Delinquent and Criminal Behavior
The Juvenile Offender

 
The Nature and Extent of Juvenile Offending

 
The Developmental Perspective

 
Adolescent Brain Development

 
Developmental Factors in the Formation of Persistent Criminal Behavior

 
Additional Social Developmental Influences

 
Juvenile Firesetting: An Illustration of the Developmental Perspective

 
The Criminal Psychopath

 
Juvenile Psychopathy

 
The Female Psychopath

 
Racial/Ethnic Differences

 
Treatment and Rehabilitation of Psychopaths

 
 
Chapter 8: Psychology of Violence and Intimidation
UCR Data on Violent Crime

 
Gender, Race, and Ethnic Differences in Criminal Violence

 
Theoretical Perspectives on Violence

 
The Effects of Violent Media

 
Threat Assessment

 
Workplace Violence

 
Criminal Homicide

 
Hate or Bias Crimes

 
Stalking: The Crime of Intimidation

 
 
Chapter 9: Psychology of Sexual Assault
Definitions of Sexual Assault and Rape

 
Date or Acquaintance Rape

 
Demographics of Men Who Rape

 
Typologies of Men Who Rape

 
Child Sex Offenders

 
Female Sex Offender Typologies

 
Online Child Sexual Predators

 
Juvenile Sex Offenders

 
Recidivism Rates of Sex Offenders

 
Assessment of Sex Offenders

 
 
Part 5: Victimology and Victim Services
 
Chapter 10: Forensic Psychology and the Victims of Crime and Other Wrongs
Multiculturalism and Victimization

 
Legal Rights of Victims

 
Crime Victimization Data

 
Psychological Effects of Criminal Victimization

 
Homicide Victimization

 
Sexual Assault Victimization

 
Child Sexual Abuse

 
Internet Victimization

 
Human Trafficking

 
 
Chapter 11: Family Violence and Child Victimization
Intimate Partner and Family Violence

 
Child Abuse

 
Repressed and Recovered Memories

 
Roles of the Forensic Psychologist in Child Abuse Cases

 
Child Abduction

 
Elder Abuse and Neglect

 
 
Part 6: Correctional Psychology
 
Chapter 12: Correctional Psychology in Adult Settings
Institutional Corrections

 
Overview of Correctional Facilities

 
Legal Rights of Inmates

 
Roles of the Correctional Psychologist

 
Psychological Assessment in Corrections

 
Treatment and Rehabilitation in Correctional Facilities

 
Treatment of Special Populations

 
Obstacles to the Treatment of Inmates

 
Community-Based Corrections

 
 
Chapter 13: Juvenile Justice and Corrections
Juvenile Courts

 
A Brief History of the Juvenile Court

 
Juvenile Assessment: An Overview

 
Juvenile Amenability to Rehabilitation

 
Out-of-Home Placements

 
Psychological Treatment in Juvenile Facilities

 
Approaches to Rehabilitation

 

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