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Handbook of Psychology, Volume 11, Forensic Psychology, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-470-63917-7
736 pages
October 2012
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Psychology is of interest to academics from many fields, as well as to the thousands of academic and clinical psychologists and general public who can't help but be interested in learning more about why humans think and behave as they do. This award-winning twelve-volume reference covers every aspect of the ever-fascinating discipline of psychology and represents the most current knowledge in the field. This ten-year revision now covers discoveries based in neuroscience, clinical psychology's new interest in evidence-based practice and mindfulness, and new findings in social, developmental, and forensic psychology.
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Handbook of Psychology Preface xi
Irving B. Weiner

Volume Preface xiii
Randy K. Otto

Contributors xv

I NATURE OF THE FIELD 1

1 OVERVIEW OF FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY 3
Randy K. Otto and Alan M. Goldstein

2 FORENSIC TRAINING AND PRACTICE 16
Ira K. Packer and Randy Borum

3 ETHICS IN FORENSIC PRACTICE 37
David A. Martindale and Jonathan W. Gould

4 LEGAL CONTOURS OF EXPERT TESTIMONY 62
Steven K. Erickson and Charles Patrick Ewing

5 FORENSIC REPORT WRITING 75
Richart L. DeMier

II FORENSIC EVALUATIONS IN CIVIL PROCEEDINGS 99

6 CHILD CUSTODY EVALUATIONS: CURRENT LITERATURE AND PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS 101
Jonathan W. Gould and David A. Martindale

7 ASSESSMENT IN A CHILD PROTECTION CONTEXT 139
Karen S. Budd, Mary Connell, and Jennifer R. Clark

8 PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF EMOTIONAL DAMAGES IN TORT CASES 172
William E. Foote and Craig R. Lareau

9 DISABILITY AND WORKER’S COMPENSATION 201
Lisa Drago Piechowski

10 ASSESSING EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION AND HARASSMENT 225
Nancy L. Baker, Melba J. T. Vasquez, and Sandra L. Shullman

11 FORENSIC ASSESSMENT FOR HIGH-RISK OCCUPATIONS 246
David M. Corey and Randy Borum

12 FORENSIC EVALUATION IN AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT CASES 271
William E. Foote

13 CIVIL COMPETENCIES 295
Eric Y. Drogin and Curtis L. Barrett

14 CIVIL COMMITMENT AND INVOLUNTARY HOSPITALIZATION OF THE MENTALLY ILL 308
Craig R. Lareau

15 EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT OF SEXUAL OFFENDERS 332
Mary Alice Conroy and Philip H. Witt

III FORENSIC EVALUATIONS IN DELINQUENCY AND CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS 357

16 FORENSIC EVALUATION IN DELINQUENCY CASES 359
Thomas Grisso and Christina L. Riggs Romaine

17 CAPACITY TO WAIVE MIRANDA RIGHTS AND THE ASSESSMENT OF SUSCEPTIBILITY TO POLICE COERCION 381
Naomi E. S. Goldstein, Alan M. Goldstein, Heather Zelle, and Lois Oberlander Condie

18 ASSESSMENT OF COMPETENCE TO STAND TRIAL 412
Kathleen Powers Stafford and Martin O. Sellbom

19 EVALUATION OF CRIMINAL RESPONSIBILITY 440
Alan M. Goldstein, Stephen J. Morse, and Ira K. Packer

20 SENTENCING DETERMINATIONS IN DEATH PENALTY CASES 473
Mark D. Cunningham and Alan M. Goldstein

IV SPECIAL ASSESSMENT ISSUES 515

21 EVALUATION OF MALINGERING AND RELATED RESPONSE STYLES 517
Richard Rogers and Scott D. Bender

22 VIOLENCE RISK ASSESSMENT 541
John Monahan

23 CLINICAL AND FORENSIC ISSUES IN THE ASSESSMENT OF PSYCHOPATHY 556
Stephen D. Hart and Jennifer E. Storey

24 CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE EVALUATIONS 579
Kathryn Kuehnle and Mary Connell

V FORENSIC CONSULTATION 615

25 EYEWITNESS MEMORY FOR PEOPLE AND EVENTS 617
Gary L. Wells and Elizabeth F. Loftus

26 VOIR DIRE AND JURY SELECTION 630
Margaret Bull Kovera

27 TRIAL CONSULTATION 648
Eric Y. Drogin and Curtis L. Barrett

Author Index 665

Subject Index 693

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