eBook Encyclopedia of Psychology and Law, 1st Edition

  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1412959535
  • ISBN-13: 9781412959537
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 913 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released July 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007
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Overview

The Encyclopedia of Psychology and Law addresses the interface of psychology and law and draws from the related discipline of criminal justice. These two volumes represent an outstanding collection of entries describing a wide array of contemporary and historical psychology and law topics. With more than 400 entries, this comprehensive resource is perfect to fill the substantial gap in the holdings of academic, professional, and personal libraries on this topic.

Key themes include:

  • Criminal Competencies
  • Criminal Responsibility
  • Death Penalty
  • Education and Professional Development
  • Forensic Assessment in Civil and Criminal Cases
  • Juvenile Offenders
  • Mental Health Law
  • Police and Investigative Psychology
  • Psychological and Forensic Assessment Instruments
  • Psychology of Criminal Behavior
  • Sentencing and Incarceration
  • Symptoms and Disorders Relevant to Forensic Assessment
  • Trial Processes
  • Violence Risk Assessment

The Encyclopedia of Psychology and Law allows individual students, scientists, and practitioners to keep abreast of the growing knowledge base outside their individual areas of expertise, making it a must-have resource for any academic library.