Providing an excellent resource for forensic psychology undergraduate students, this book, unlike other books in the area that are topic specific, offers students the opportunity to learn from experts – through the collection of outstanding articles as well as giving them comprehensive coverage of the subject.
Divided into five broad topic areas, it covers:
- professional issues
- juvenile assessment
- criminal forensic assessment
- civil forensic assessment
- pervasive issues – manlingering and psychopathy.
Written by a group of internationally renowned contributors and including didactic information as well as providing discussions on practical issues regarding assessment and assessment instruments, this textbook will be invaluable reading for all students of forensic psychology.