BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCES AND LEGAL PROCESSES. Behavioural Sciences Applied to Forensic and Legal Contexts (J. McGuire, et al.). The Legal Context: Obstacle or Opportunity? (D. Carson). Psychology and Police Investigation (P. Ainsworth). Factors Influencing Witness Evidence (A. Memon & D. Wright). Psycho-legal Studies as an Interface Discipline (N. Eastman). Decision-Making in Legal Settings (J. McEwan). RESEARCH AND PRACTICE. Explanations of Offence Behaviour (J. McGuire). Psychosis and Offending (A. O'Kane & R. Bentall). Risk Assessment and Prediction (R. Blackburn). Systems of Services (D. Heywood). Care and Management in the Community (T. Mason). Treatment of Sexual Deviation and Aggression (J. Hird). Treatment Approaches with Mentally Disordered Offenders (A. Grounds). Effective Interventions, Service and Policy Implications (J. McGuire, et al.). Index.
Dr James McGuire, Department of Clinical Psychology, The University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK. Professor Tom Mason, Caswell Clinic, Glanrhyd Hospital, Mid Glamorgan, UK. Aisling O'Kane, Wirral and West Cheshire Community NHS Trust, Directorate of Psychological Services, St Catherine's Hospital, Wirral, UK.
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