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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)

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)

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)

Assessing Risk: A Relational Approach

Assessing Risk: A Relational Approach

by Stephen Blumenthal, Heather Wood

  • Paperback £28.99

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)

Individual Psychological Therapies in Forensic Settings: Research and Practice

Individual Psychological Therapies in Forensic Settings: Research and Practice

Edited by Jason Davies, Claire Nagi

  • Paperback £29.19 (RRP : £31.99 save £2.80)

From the 'nothing works' maxim of the 1970s to evidence-based interventions to challenge recidivism and promote pro-social behavior, psychological therapy has played an important role in... (more)

Sadism: Psychoanalytic Developmental Perspectives

Sadism: Psychoanalytic Developmental Perspectives

Edited by Amita Sehgal

  • Paperback £25.83 (RRP : £25.99 save £0.16)

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)

Understanding Dunblane and other Massacres: Forensic Studies of Homicide, Paedophilia, and Anorexia

Understanding Dunblane and other Massacres: Forensic Studies of Homicide, Paedophilia, and Anorexia

by Peter Aylward

  • Paperback £29.19 (RRP : £29.99 save £0.80)

The book predominantly explores the psychic histories of patients who display their transgenerational conflicts/trauma through forensic acts. It establishes the need to consider the details of... (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)

Murder: A Psychotherapeutic Investigation

Murder: A Psychotherapeutic Investigation

Edited by Ronald Doctor

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

'This book... shines a bright light on a murky world. The contributors attempt to understand the origins of murder, but they also deal with the detail of treatment and show us how professionals are... (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 £44.09 (RRP : £48.99 save £4.90)

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)

The Mind of the Paedophile: Psychoanalytic Perspectives

The Mind of the Paedophile: Psychoanalytic Perspectives

Edited by Charles W. Socarides, Loretta R. Loeb

  • Paperback £30.87 (RRP : £31.99 save £1.12)

The Mind of the Paedophile discusses one of the most controversial and misunderstood subjects in the psychoanalytic arena today - paedophilia. A variety of treatments and therapies, including brain... (more)

Forensic Psychotherapy and Psychopathology: Winnicottian Perspectives

Forensic Psychotherapy and Psychopathology: Winnicottian Perspectives

Edited by Brett Kahr

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

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)

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)

Forensic Psychotherapy

Forensic Psychotherapy

Edited by Jessica Yakeley, Gill McGauley

  • Hardback £108.00 (RRP : £120.00 save £12.00)

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

  • Print £13.99

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 £26.99 (RRP : £29.99 save £3.00)

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 £40.49 (RRP : £44.99 save £4.50)

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 £108.00 (RRP : £120.00 save £12.00)

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

  • Print £26.99 (RRP : £29.99 save £3.00)

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Hypnosis, Memory, and Behaviour in Criminal Investigation

Hypnosis, Memory, and Behaviour in Criminal Investigation

by Kevin M McConkey, Peter W Sheehan

  • Hardback £30.35 (RRP : £30.99 save £0.64)

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the use of hypnosis in the forensic setting, enriched by detailed clinical case material. Arguing that the existing psychological and legal literature... (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 £26.74 (RRP : £26.99 save £0.25)

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 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)

The Forensic Psychologists' Report Writing Guide

The Forensic Psychologists' Report Writing Guide

Edited by Sarah Brown, Erica Bowen

  • Paperback £29.19 (RRP : £31.99 save £2.80)

The Forensic Psychologist's Reporting Writing Guide is the first book to provide both student trainees and practitioners with best practice guidance for one of the core skills of their role. Written... (more)

The Rorschach in Multimethod Forensic Assessment: Conceptual Foundations and Practical Applications

The Rorschach in Multimethod Forensic Assessment: Conceptual Foundations and Practical Applications

Edited by Robert E. Erard, F. Barton Evans

  • Paperback £53.99 (RRP : £59.99 save £6.00)

This volume demonstrates how multimethod forensic assessment with the Rorschach adds incremental validity, insight, and practical value. Case discussions by leading forensic psychologists illustrate... (more)

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