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Forensic Psychologists Casebook: Psychological profiling and criminal investigation

Social science


by
Laurence Alison (Editor)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 432 pages

File size: 8.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

This book provides practical information which demonstrates how forensic psychology contributes to police investigations, answering the question ‘What do practitioners actually do when they provide advice for the police and the courts and how do they do it?’ The chapters provide valuable insights into particular case details, the ethical and legal consequences of advice, coverage of the relevant theoretical context, explanations for conclusions drawn, practical difficulties in preparing reports, potential pitfalls, and an account of how cases are resolved.

This book provides practical information which demonstrates how forensic psychology contributes to police investigations, answering the question ‘What do practitioners actually do when they provide advice for the police and the courts and how do they do it?’ The chapters provide valuable insights into particular case details, the ethical and legal consequences of advice, coverage of the relevant theoretical context, explanations for conclusions drawn, practical difficulties… (more)

This book provides practical information which demonstrates how forensic psychology contributes to police investigations, answering the question ‘What do practitioners actually do when they provide advice for the police and the courts and how do they do it?’ The chapters provide valuable insights into particular case details, the ethical and legal consequences of advice, coverage of the relevant theoretical context, explanations for conclusions drawn, practical difficulties in preparing reports, potential pitfalls, and an account of how cases are resolved.

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