The Handbook of Forensic Psychology (4th Revised edition)

The Handbook of Forensic Psychology (4th Revised edition)

By: Randy K. Otto (author), Irving B. Weiner (author)Hardback

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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 graduate text. This Fourth Edition is completely revised and updated for the new and rapidly growing demands of the field to reflect the new tools available to, and functions required of, present-day practitioners. The new edition expands coverage of neuropsychological assessment, eyewitness testimony, ad jury competence and decision-making, including selection, process and authority. In addition, the new ethics guidelines approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) are included and interpreted. * Updated to include reframed content and the introduction of new chapter topics and authors * Ideal for professional forensic psychologists and graduate students * Written by experts in the field, a clinical professor of psychiatry and an associate professor of mental health policy


Preface ix Contributors xiii PART ONE CONTEXT OF FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY 1 History of Forensic Psychology 3 Curt R. Bartol and Anne M. Bartol 2 Defining Forensic Psychology 35 Randy K. Otto and James R. P. Ogloff 3 Accessing the Law and Legal Literature 57 David DeMatteo, Michael E. Keesler, and Heidi Strohmaier 4 Practicing Ethical Forensic Psychology 85 Irving B. Weiner and Allen K. Hess 5 Training in Forensic Psychology 111 Daniel A. Krauss and Bruce D. Sales PART TWO APPLYING PSYCHOLOGY TO CIVIL PROCEEDINGS 6 Conducting Child Custody and Parenting Evaluations 137 Philip M. Stahl 7 Conducting Personal Injury Evaluations 171 Lisa Drago Piechowski 8 Identifying and Treating Educational Disabilities 197 Daniel J. Reschly 9 Assessing Civil Capacities 219 Michele Galietta, Alexandra Garcia-Mansilla, and Barbara Stanley 10 Conducting Child Abuse and Neglect Evaluations 237 Lois O. Condie PART THREE APPLYING PSYCHOLOGY TO CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS 11 Assessing Competency to Stand Trial 281 Patricia A. Zapf, Ronald Roesch, and Gianni Pirelli 12 Assessing Criminal Responsibility 315 Patricia A. Zapf, Stephen L. Golding, Ronald Roesch, and Gianni Pirelli 13 Specific Intent and Diminished Capacity 353 Charles R. Clark PART FOUR SPECIAL APPLICATIONS 14 Assessing Violence Risk 385 Kevin S. Douglas, Stephen D. Hart, Jennifer L. Groscup, and Thomas R. Litwack 15 Psychology and Law Enforcement 443 Ellen M. Scrivner, David M. Corey, and Lorraine W. Greene 16 Evaluating and Assisting Jury Competence in Civil Cases 469 Jennifer K. Robbennolt, Jennifer L. Groscup, and Steven Penrod 17 Evaluating Eyewitness Testimony of Adults 513 Stephen J. Ross, Colin G. Tredoux, and Roy S. Malpass 18 Evaluating Eyewitness Testimony of Children 561 Sue D. Hobbs, Jonni L. Johnson, Gail S. Goodman, Daniel Bederian-Gardner, Michael J. Lawler, Ivan D. Vargas, and Macaria Mendoza 19 Employing Polygraph Assessment 613 William G. Iacono and Christopher J. Patrick 20 Applying Hypnosis in Forensic Contexts 659 Alan W. Scheflin PART FIVE COMMUNICATING EXPERT OPINIONS 21 Writing Forensic Reports 711 Irving B. Weiner 22 Testifying in Court 733 Randy K. Otto, Susan L. Kay, and Allen K. Hess PART SIX INTERVENING WITH OFFENDERS 23 Practicing Psychology in Correctional Settings 759 Paul Gendreau and Claire Goggin 24 Treating Criminal Offenders 795 Robert D. Morgan, Daryl G. Kroner, Jeremy F. Mills, and Ashley B. Batastini 25 Assessing and Treating Sex Offenders 839 W. L. Marshall, Douglas Boer, and Liam E. Marshall Appendix: Specialty Guidelines for Forensic Psychology 867 Author Index 881 Subject Index 905

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781118348413
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 944
  • ID: 9781118348413
  • weight: 1704
  • ISBN10: 1118348419
  • edition: 4th Revised edition

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