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Invisible Trauma: Women, Difference and the Criminal Justice System

Invisible Trauma: Women, Difference and the Criminal Justice System

by Anna Motz, Maxine Dennis

  • Paperback £22.49 (RRP : £24.99 save £2.50)

There is an expectation that women will be nurturers and carers. Women who have been judged violent, destructive and criminal and who are detained in the criminal justice system can find themselves... (more)

Psychotherapy with Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse: The Invisible Men

Psychotherapy with Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse: The Invisible Men

by Alan Corbett

  • Paperback £28.35 (RRP : £28.99 save £0.64)

While the psychotherapeutic world has made significant strides in documenting the treatment of women victims of sexual abuse, little has been written on therapeutic responses to men. This may be... (more)

Forensic Psychotherapy and Psychopathology: Winnicottian Perspectives

Forensic Psychotherapy and Psychopathology: Winnicottian Perspectives

Edited by Brett Kahr

  • Paperback £32.55 (RRP : £33.99 save £1.44)

This exceptional book adds to the fast growing area of forensic psychotherapy and shows the relevance of Winnicott's work to therapy with some of the most deprived in our... (more)

Strengths-Based Approaches to Crime and Substance Use: From Drugs and Crime to Desistance and Recovery

Strengths-Based Approaches to Crime and Substance Use: From Drugs and Crime to Desistance and Recovery

Edited by David Best, Charlotte Colman

  • Paperback £26.85 (RRP : £29.99 save £3.14)

Although there is a strong and growing literature in the two areas of desistance and addiction recovery, they have developed along parallel pathways with little systematic assessment of the empirical... (more)

Understanding Psychopathy: The Biopsychosocial Perspective

Understanding Psychopathy: The Biopsychosocial Perspective

by Nicholas D. Thomson

  • Paperback £33.39 (RRP : £34.99 save £1.60)

Understanding Psychopathy is an essential, accessible new guide on psychopathy and its development. Through the lens of the biopsychosocial model, Thomson explores a wide range of factors... (more)

Mothers Accused and Abused: Addressing Complex Psychological Needs

Mothers Accused and Abused: Addressing Complex Psychological Needs

Edited by Angela Foster

  • Paperback £24.99

Mothers Accused and Abused: Addressing Complex Psychological Needs brings together stories about mothers who are accused of harming, and in some cases killing, their children, children who... (more)

Assessing Risk: A Relational Approach

Assessing Risk: A Relational Approach

by Stephen Blumenthal, Heather Wood

  • Paperback £30.38 (RRP : £30.99 save £0.61)

Assessing Risk: A Relational Approach offers the practitioner a novel framework for understanding the complex and subtle issues involved in assessing and managing risks related to violence and sexual... (more)

The Psychology of Stalking: Clinical and Forensic Perspectives

The Psychology of Stalking: Clinical and Forensic Perspectives

Edited by J. Reid Meloy

  • Paperback £38.99

This is the first scholarly book on stalking ever published. Virtually every serious writer and researcher in this area of criminal psychopathology has contributed a chapter. These chapters explore... (more)

Mad or Bad?: A Critical Approach to Counselling and Forensic Psychology

Mad or Bad?: A Critical Approach to Counselling and Forensic Psychology

Edited by Andreas Vossler, Catriona Havard

  • Paperback £26.99

A cutting-edge text that provides a comprehensive introduction to mental health problems and criminal behaviour, this book explores the link between mental health and criminality and considers the... (more)

The End of the Sentence: The Future of Psychotherapy with Female Offenders

The End of the Sentence: The Future of Psychotherapy with Female Offenders

Edited by Pamela Stewart, Jessica Collier

  • Paperback £23.25 (RRP : £25.99 save £2.74)

HMP Holloway was the biggest women's prison in Europe, historically holding many infamous female criminals and eliciting intrigue and fascination from the public. The End of the Sentence documents... (more)

Sadism: Psychoanalytic Developmental Perspectives

Sadism: Psychoanalytic Developmental Perspectives

Edited by Amita Sehgal

  • Paperback £25.83 (RRP : £27.99 save £2.16)

Voyeuristic sadism as a form of entertainment seems to be on the rise, the increase corresponding with an upsurge in public appetite for sadomasochism as a recreational activity. Over the last... (more)

Sexual Abuse and the Sexual Offender: Common Man or Monster?

Sexual Abuse and the Sexual Offender: Common Man or Monster?

by Barry Maletzky

  • Paperback £30.03 (RRP : £30.99 save £0.96)

Sexual Abuse and the Sexual Offender examines the myths perpetuated by the media and widely held by the public, by providing actual data, with case examples, to demonstrate how sexual offending... (more)

Offenders, Deviants or Patients?: An Introduction to Clinical Criminology: Fifth Edition

Offenders, Deviants or Patients?: An Introduction to Clinical Criminology: Fifth Edition

by Herschel Prins

  • Paperback £38.43 (RRP : £40.99 save £2.56)

Offenders, Deviants or Patients? provides a practical approach to understanding both the social context and treatment of mentally disordered offenders. Taking into account the current public concern,... (more)

Jungian Crime Scene Analysis: An Imaginal Investigation

Jungian Crime Scene Analysis: An Imaginal Investigation

by Aaron B. Daniels

  • Paperback £32.39 (RRP : £35.99 save £3.60)

This book presents the serial killer as having 'imagopathy' – that is, a disorder of the imagination – manifested through such deficiencies as failure of empathy, rigid fantasies, and unresolved... (more)

Playing with Dynamite: A Personal Approach to the Psychoanalytic Understanding of Perversions, Violence, and Criminality

Playing with Dynamite: A Personal Approach to the Psychoanalytic Understanding of Perversions, Violence, and Criminality

by Estela V. Welldon

  • Paperback £30.87 (RRP : £33.99 save £3.12)

Estela Welldon brings together a generous selection derived from her many literary gems, in which she illustrates her groundbreaking-and sometimes explosive-studies of female sexuality and... (more)

Personality Disorder: The Definitive Reader

Personality Disorder: The Definitive Reader

Edited by Gwen Adshead, Caroline Jacob

  • Paperback £25.00

Offers a comprehensive and accessible collection of papers that will be practically useful to practitioners working in secure and non-secure settings with patients who have personality disorders.... (more)

Forensic Aspects of Dissociative Identity Disorder

Forensic Aspects of Dissociative Identity Disorder

Edited by Adah Sachs, Graeme Galton

  • Paperback £30.87 (RRP : £33.99 save £3.12)

This ground-breaking book examines the role of crime in the lives of people with Dissociative Identity Disorder, formerly known as Multiple Personality Disorder, a condition which appears to be... (more)

Becoming Evil: How Ordinary People Commit Genocide and Mass Murder: Second Edition

Becoming Evil: How Ordinary People Commit Genocide and Mass Murder: Second Edition

by James E. Waller

  • Print £22.49

Social psychologist, James Waller uncovers the internal and external factors that can lead ordinary people to commit extraordinary acts of evil. Waller offers a sophisticated and comprehensive... (more)

Cognitive Analytic Therapy for Offenders: A New Approach to Forensic Psychotherapy

Cognitive Analytic Therapy for Offenders: A New Approach to Forensic Psychotherapy

Edited by Philip H. Pollock, Michael Gopfert

  • Hardback £45.89 (RRP : £50.99 save £5.10)

Cognitive analytic therapy (CAT) is an established form of integrated psychotherapy, which has been applied in a variety of clinical settings to a diversity of disorders with promising outcomes. In... (more)

A Practical Guide to Forensic Psychotherapy

A Practical Guide to Forensic Psychotherapy

Edited by Estela V. Welldon, Cleo Van Velsen

  • Paperback £25.00

This practical text covers both the theory and practice of forensic psychology, and contains a range of case studies concerning not only violent crime but also 'white collar' crime. It also provides... (more)

Forensic Psychotherapy

Forensic Psychotherapy

Edited by Jessica Yakeley, Gill McGauley

  • Hardback £112.50 (RRP : £125.00 save £12.50)

Forensic psychotherapy explores the roots of violent, sexual and antisocial behaviour. It is a relatively recently created discipline that applies psychoanalytic knowledge to the assessment,... (more)

Predators: Pedophiles, Rapists, and Other Sex Offenders: Who They Are, How They Operate, and How we can Protect Ourselves and our Children

Predators: Pedophiles, Rapists, and Other Sex Offenders: Who They Are, How They Operate, and How we can Protect Ourselves and our Children

by Anna Salter

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A nationally renowned consultant on sex offenders offers a chilling and insightful psychological profile of this particular kink in the human animal, revealing how they think and how and why they... (more)

Personal construct perspectives on forensic psychology:

Personal construct perspectives on forensic psychology:

by James Horley

  • Print £28.79 (RRP : £31.99 save £3.20)

This volume provides a new approach to the three main areas of application of forensic psychology; rehabilitation of offenders, work with police, and research and consultation on legal issues and... (more)

Psychopathy: Antisocial, Criminal, and Violent Behaviour

Psychopathy: Antisocial, Criminal, and Violent Behaviour

by Theodore Millon

  • Paperback £41.39 (RRP : £45.99 save £4.60)

Psychopathy remains one of the least understood personality disorders and one of the most intransigent to therapeutic amelioration. Encompassing all the significant viewpoints regarding the nature of... (more)

The Psychology of Group Aggression

The Psychology of Group Aggression

by Arnold P. Goldstein

  • Print £51.31 (RRP : £56.25 save £4.94)

This book's comprehensive journey starts with group dynamics theory and research by reviewing its relationship to aggression. The author provides a unique and valuable insight into the different... (more)

Neither Bad Nor Mad: Competing Discourses of Psychiatry, Law, Politics

Neither Bad Nor Mad: Competing Discourses of Psychiatry, Law, Politics

by Deidre N Greig

  • Print £34.99

This book looks at what happened when the government of Victoria, Australia, enacted special legislation to detain one person with a severe antisocial personality disorder on the grounds of his... (more)

Psychlogical Injuries: Forensic Assessment, Treatment and the Law

Psychlogical Injuries: Forensic Assessment, Treatment and the Law

Edited by William J. Koch, Tonia L. Nicholls

  • Print £43.64 (RRP : £48.49 save £4.85)

Focussing especially on posttraumatic stress disorder, it addresses the current status and empirical limitations of forensic assessments of psychological injuries and alerts readers to common... (more)

Memory and suggestibility in the forensic interview:

Memory and suggestibility in the forensic interview:

Edited by Jodi A. Quas, Mitchell L. Eisen

  • Hardback £112.50 (RRP : £125.00 save £12.50)

Memories are the ultimate foundation of testimony in legal settings ranging from criminal trials to divorce mediations and custody hearings. Yet there is mounting evidence of the various ways in... (more)

Psychology in Prisons

Psychology in Prisons

by David J. Cooke, Jacqueline Howison

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The Clinician's Guide to Forensic Music Therapy: Treatment Manuals for Group Cognitive Analytic Music Therapy (G-CAMT) and Music Therapy Anger Management (MTAM)

The Clinician's Guide to Forensic Music Therapy: Treatment Manuals for Group Cognitive Analytic Music Therapy (G-CAMT) and Music Therapy Anger Management (MTAM)

by Stella Compton Dickinson, Laurien Hakvoort

  • Paperback £40.00

The Clinician's Guide to Forensic Music Therapy provides information and advice on how to effectively and safely deliver two context-specific, systematic approaches in forensic music therapy. The... (more)

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