Advances in Psychology and Law: International Contributions

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Santiago Redondo, Vicente Garrido, Jorge Pérez, Rosemary Barberet
Walter de Gruyter, Jan 1, 1997 - Psychology - 565 pages
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Contents

Current Status and Future Perspectives
3
Psychology and Law in Latin America State of the Art
26
Past Present and Future
34
Policies Practices and Public Opinion
43
Psychological Aspects of the Family Law Reform and the Influences in Legislation after the German Unification
53
Victimology
63
Three Studies on Neutralization Redefinition and Desensitization
65
A Prospective Study on the Direct and Buffering Effects of Personality Traits
77
Adoption and Murder
274
A Descriptive Preliminary Study of the Long Term Effects of Divorce on the Psychological Adjustment Process of Children
281
Custodians Gender and Disorders in the Psychical Development of Children
289
Psychological Factors Related to Crime
299
A Study of a Sample of Psychiatric OutPatients
301
An Important Link between Substance Use and Crime?
312
A Study of Institutionalized Women Offenders
322
An Empirical Approach to Offender Profiling
333

Victimological Aspects of Computer Crimes
88
On the Darkness of Dark Figures
95
The Victims Experience and Fear of Crime A Contribution to the Victimization Perspective
107
Witnesses and Expert Testimony
127
Lying about Something Heard
129
Effects on the Amount of Details in Childrens Statements
136
Changes in Subtle HandFinger Movements During Attempted Deception
147
The Effects of Distraction on Police Officer Shooting Behavior
155
An Experimental Study of Nonevidentiary Bias
163
Psychological Expert Testimony on Eyewitness Issues on the Basis of Case Related Field Experiments
174
Some Aspects of the Role of the Expert in Criminal Cases
180
Juries and Tribunals
187
Models in Jury DecisionMaking
189
Formal Pattern in Jury Decision Making
192
Inquisitorial Jury Selection through Scientific Support
206
Hypothesis of the Theory of Anchoring by Tversky and Kahneman
215
An Enquiry into Judicial Decisions
227
Is the Judges Role to be Reformulated? A SocioPsychological Approach to Office and Practice
236
Child Development and Delinquency
245
Delinquency Prevention in the First Few Years of Life
247
A Comparison of National and Subnational Samples
262
Between Tradition and Utopia
346
Drug Addiction Interventions
363
Drug Addiction Among Inmates
365
Addiction and Criminal Background in Rehabilitation Centers for Drug and Alcohol Abuser Clientele
374
Drug Addiction Intervention Programmes Using Agonists and Antagonists Opiates in Catalonian Prisons
383
Three Years in the Specialised Attention Department DAE of Quatre Camins Penitentiary Centre
389
Correctional Treatment and Prison Initiatives
397
Psychological Implications
399
Organizational Assessment of a Prison
408
Suicide Attempts
419
Towards a Specific Construct for the Motivation to Enter Psychotherapy for Prison Inmates
431
The Treatment of Aggressive Prisoners A Closed Regime Programme
442
Six Years of Evaluation
452
Correctional Evaluation
463
Methodological Advances in the Assessment of Correctional Programs
465
Relative Merits of Institutions and Community Prevention Initiatives
478
Methodological Issues in the MetaEvaluation of Correctional Treatment
486
A MetaAnalytical Review
499
Epilogue
524
Subject Index
541
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