Handbook of Psychology, Forensic Psychology

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John Wiley & Sons, Oct 23, 2012 - Psychology - 736 pages
Psychology is of interest to academics from many fields, as well as to the thousands of academic and clinical psychologists and general public who can't help but be interested in learning more about why humans think and behave as they do. This award-winning twelve-volume reference covers every aspect of the ever-fascinating discipline of psychology and represents the most current knowledge in the field. This ten-year revision now covers discoveries based in neuroscience, clinical psychology's new interest in evidence-based practice and mindfulness, and new findings in social, developmental, and forensic psychology.
 

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Contents

Handbook of Psychology Preface
Overview of Forensic Psychology
Models forthe
Appendix
Ethics in Forensic Practice
Introduction The Law ofExpert
Forensic Report Writing Introduction
Child Custody Evaluations Current Literature
Delinquency and Criminal Proceedings
Cases Assessments for Risk of Reoffending
Capacity to Waive Miranda Rights and
EmpiricalLiterature
References
Evaluation of Criminal Responsibility
Sentencing Determinations in Death Penalty
Evaluation of Malingering andRelated Response Styles

Assessment in a Child Protection Context
Psychological Evaluation of Emotional
Evolution ofStandards in Negligent Infliction of Emotional
oftheLegal Context
Forensic Assessment for HighRisk
Forensic Evaluation in Americans With Disabilities Act Cases
Civil
AssessmentofFuture
CivilCommitment and Involuntary
Historical Development of
Evaluation
Risk Management With Sex Offenders
Violence Risk Assessment Violence Risk Assessment LawandPolicy
Clinicaland Forensic Issues in
Areas for Future Research
Child Sexual Abuse Evaluations
Eyewitness Memory for People and Events
Voir Dire and Jury Selection
Trial Consultation
Author
Index
Subject
Copyright

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Irving B. Weiner, Ph.D., is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the University of South Florida and former Director of Psychological Services at the University of South Florida Psychiatry Center in Tampa, Florida. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and of the Association for Psychological Science, a Diplomat of the American Board of Professional Psychology in both Clinical and Forensic Psychology, and a Licensed Psychologist in the State of Florida. He is currently President of APA Division 5 (Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics) and Past President of APA Division 12 (Society of Clinical Psychology), formerly president of the Society for Personality Assessment and of the International Rorschach Society, and a recipient of the Society for Personality Assessment Distinguished Contribution Award. He has authored or edited over 15 scholarly and professional books including the first edition of the Handbook of Psychology and, with W. Edward Craighead, the fourth edition of the Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology.

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