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Psychological Science in the Courtroom free pdf Reviews the state of the science on a range of psychological issues commonly encountered in the forensic context.

About Jennifer L. Skeem

Jennifer L. Skeem, PhD, is Associate Professor of Psychology and Social Behavior at the University of California, Irvine, where she is also a member of the MacArthur Research Network on Mandated Community Treatment, the Center for Psychology and Law, and the Center for Evidence-Based Corrections. Dr. Skeem conducts research on such topics as psychopathic personality disorder, violence risks, and psychiatric treatment outcomes of offenders. She is a recipient of the Saleem Shah Award for Early Career Excellence in Psychology and Law, awarded jointly by the American Psychology-Law Society (Division 41 of the American Psychological Association) and the American Academy of Forensic Psychology. Kevin S. Douglas, LLB, PhD, is Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Law and Forensic Psychology Program in the Department of Psychology, Simon Fraser University, Canada. He conducts research on forensic assessment and violence, with a specific focus on violence risk assessment. Dr. Douglas is a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Career Scholar and a recipient of the Saleem Shah Award for Early Career Excellence in Psychology and Law. Scott O. Lilienfeld, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at Emory University. His research focuses on the causes of personality disorders, particularly psychopathic personality- psychiatric classification and diagnosis- and evidence-based practice in clinical psychology. Dr. Lilienfeld is a fellow of the American Psychological Society and received the David Shakow Early Career Award from Division 12 (Clinical Psychology) of the American Psychological Association. He is editor of the Scientific Review of Mental Health Practice.

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Author : Jennifer L. Skeem
Publisher : Guilford Publications
Data Published : 31 July 2009
ISBN : 1606232517
EAN : 9781606232514
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 418 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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