Encyclopedia of Psychology and Law, Volume 1

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Brian L. Cutler
SAGE Publications, 2008 - Forensic psychology - 873 pages
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This two-volume encyclopedia addresses the intersection of psychology (including cognitive, developmental, clinical, biological, and industrial-organizational branches) and law as a field of scholarship, practice, and education in the United States. Some 300 entries from Ackerman-Schoendorf Parent Evaluation of Custody Test to wrongful conviction are included and both contemporary and historical issues are addressed. Thematically, the encyclopedia covers criminal competencies, criminal responsibility, the death penalty, divorce and child custody, education and professional development, eyewitness memory, forensic assessment in civil and criminal cases, juvenile offenders, mental health law, psychological and forensic assessment instruments, psychology of criminal behavior, psychology of policing and investigations, sentencing and incarceration, symptoms and disorders relevant to forensic assessment, trial processes, victim reactions to crime, and violence risk assessment. Each entry includes "see also" citations and a guide to further readings.

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Criminal Responsibility Defenses and Standards Ethical Guidelines and Principles
Juveniles and the Death Penalty Estimator and System Variables in Eyewitness
Millon Clinical Multiaxial InventoryIIl MCMIIII Structured Interview of Reported

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