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
Keywords: forensic psychology; history of forensic psychology; irving weiner; randy otto; ethical forensic psychology; educational disabilities; communicating expert opinions; treating sex offenders; assessing sex offenders; handbook of forensic psychology, Psychology of Law, Psychology of Law