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Psychology and the Law, Case Studies of Expert Witnesses

Table Of Contents
Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- About the Editors -- Contributors -- Foreword -- Acknowledgements -- Part I Introduction -- Chapter 1 Psychologists as Expert Witnesses -- Introduction -- Practice Considerations for Psychologist Expert Witnesses -- Conclusions -- Endnote -- References -- Part II Clinical Forensic Expert Witness Case Studies -- Chapter 2 Assessment of an Adult Male with Sexual Offence Convictions in Preparation for Release from Prison -- Introduction -- Orientation to This Referral -- Actuarial Risk Assessment Instruments -- Information Gathering and Forensic Clinical Interviewing -- The Problem: Nature of the Offending Behaviour -- Predisposing Factors to Sexual Offending -- Perpetuating Factors -- Formulation -- Risk Management Plan -- Communicating the Findings of This Assessment -- Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 3 Assessment of a Female Patient with a Diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder for a First-Tier Tribunal (Mental Health) -- Expert Psychological Evidence to the First-Tier Tribunal -- What is the role of the Tribunal? -- What powers does the Tribunal have in a case such as this? -- What evidence is the hospital obliged to submit to the tribunal? -- What are the limitations of the FtT? -- When might psychological evidence be required? -- Angela's Personal History -- Contact with Psychology: Understanding Angela's Needs -- Conversations About Risk -- Preparation of the Report -- The Tribunal -- After the hearing -- Conclusions -- Acknowledgements -- Endnotes -- References -- Additional Sources: (NB these are not referenced in the text but might be useful to readers)? -- Chapter 4 Assessment of Defendant Involved in Sexual Homicide Trial -- Introduction -- Sexual Homicide -- Definitions -- Types of sexual homicide -- Sexual homicide typologies -- Expert Evidence
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non fiction
1st ed.
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1 online resource (483 pages)
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