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Sexual Homicide: Patterns and Motives- Paperback

by John E. Douglas, Ann W. Burgess & Robert K. Ressler

Who are the men committing the rising number of serial homicides in the U.S. -- and why do they kill? The increase in these violent crimes over the past decade has created an urgent need for more and better...


Criminal Psychology

by Francis Pakes & Suzanne Pakes

This book provides an accessible introduction to the increasingly popular subject of criminal psychology. It explores the application of psychology to understanding the crime phenomenon, criminal behaviour,solving...


Without Conscience: The Disturbing World of the Psychopaths Among Us

by Robert Hare

Most people are both repelled and intrigued by the images of cold-blooded, conscienceless murderers that increasingly populate our movies, television programs, and newspaper headlines. With their flagrant criminal...


True Witness

by James M. Doyle

Honest but mistaken eyewitnesses are the leading cause of wrongful convictions in the United States. As the innocent go to prison their lives are shattered; as the criminal goes free, the public remains vulnerable....


Behind the Gates of Gomorrah: A Year with the Criminally Insane

by Stephen Seager

A darker twist on Orange is the New Black, this true insider's account delivers an eye-opening look into the nation’s largest state-run forensic hospital, a facility that houses the real-life Hannibal Lecters...


Effective Interviewing and Interrogation Techniques

by Nathan J. Gordon & William L. Fleisher

Effective Interviewing and Interrogation Techniques believably answers the question, How do you know when someone is lying? It also provides a guide for interviewing probable suspects and interrogating likely...


Mothers Who Murder

by Xanthe Mallett

All of these women are notorious, but are all of them deadly? Child murder: A social taboo and one of the most abhorrent acts most of us can imagine. Meet the women found guilty of murdering their own children....


Doing Business in India

by Pawan S Budhwar & Arup Varma

In response to the increasing interest in the growth and developments in the Indian economy, and the dynamic nature of the rapidly changing Indian business environment, this textbook is designed to provide a...


Hearts of Darkness: Why Kids Are Becoming Mass Murderers and How We Can Stop It

by John Liebert & William J. Birnes

From Sandy Hook, Connecticut, to Aurora, Colorado, to Tucson, Arizona, this nation has been racked from coast to coast with mass shootings perpetrated by criminals with sick minds. Authors Dr. Liebert and Dr....


Criminal Psychology: Topics in Applied Psychology

by David Canter

Topics in Applied Psychology offers a range of accessible, integrated texts ideal for courses in applied psychology. The books are written by leading figures in their field and provide a comprehensive academic...


Occupational Therapy in Forensic Psychiatry: Role Development and Schizophrenia

by Victoria P Schindler

Learn Role Development techniques to provide more effective therapy to schizophrenic clients!

Occupational Therapy in Forensic Psychiatry: Role Development and Schizophrenia presents a set of guidelines for clinical...


Psychopaths: An Introduction

by Herschel Prins

What is a psychopath? How can we tell? Are psychopaths always a risk to the public? How safe are we from criminal psychopaths? This basic guide looks at the history and development of psychopathy. It gives practical...


Psychology in Practice: Crime

by Julie Harrower

Psychology in Practice is the definitive six-part series on the practical applications of psychology to areas of everyday life, covering crime, education, health, sport, organisations and the environment. Each...


Kidnapping: An Investigator's Guide

by Diana M. Concannon

Kidnapping: An Investigator's Guide to Profiling is based on a three-part analysis of 100 randomly selected kidnapping cases prosecuted in the United States that have survived Supreme Court appeal. The results...


Forensic Victimology: Examining Violent Crime Victims in Investigative and Legal Contexts

by Brent E. Turvey

Published in 2009, the first edition of Forensic Victimology introduced criminologists and criminal investigators to the idea of systematically gathering and examining victim information for the purposes of...


OCR A2 Psychology Student Unit Guide New Edition: Unit G543 Forensic Psychology

by Sarah Middleton

Written by a senior examiner, Sarah Middleton, this OCR A2 Psychology Student Unit Guide is the essential study companion for Unit G543: Forensic Psychology.This full-colour book includes all you need to know...


The Handbook of Forensic Psychology

by Irving B. Weiner & Randy K. Otto

A revised new edition of one of the top references for forensic psychologists

This top professional and academic reference in forensic psychology is an established presence as both a professional reference and...


Drawings in Assessment and Psychotherapy: Research and Application

by Leonard Handler & Antoinette D. Thomas

Drawing is a language, projected by children and adults, reflecting their joy and pain. It is used extensively by clinical psychologists, art therapists, social workers, and other mental health professionals...


Law and Mental Health: A Case-Based Approach

by Robert G. Meyer & Christopher M. Weaver

This volume presents classic and contemporary legal cases that have set important precedents related to psychological and mental health issues in criminal and civil proceedings; the role of practitioners as...


Managing Fear: The Law and Ethics of Preventive Detention and Risk Assessment

by Bernadette Mcsherry

Managing Fear examines the growing use of risk assessment as it relates to preventive detention and supervision schemes for offenders perceived to be at a high risk of re-offending, individuals with severe mental...