A comprehensive overview of forensic psychology as it applies to the civil and criminal justice systems in the UK, which draws on the international evidence base, with contributions from leading international experts
Designed to cover the British Psychological Society training syllabus in forensic psychology, meeting the needs of postgraduate students
Chapters are each written by leading international experts, and provide the latest research and evidence base practice for students
Ideal for qualified practitioners as a resource for continuing professional development
The text is written in a style designed to support and direct students, and includes specific learning aids and guides to further study
Linked to an online site providing additional learning materials, offering further aid to students
Professor Graham J. Towl is Principal of St Cuthbertâ??s Society and Professor in the Department of Psychology at Durham University. He was formerly the Chief Psychologist in the Ministry of Justice, and is a recipient of the British Psychological Society award for Distinguished Contributions to Professional Psychology. He was the first chair of the British Psychological Societyâ??s renamed Division of Forensic Psychology. He is the editor of Psychological Research in Prisons (2006) and co-author of Psychology in Prisons, 2nd edition (2008) and co-editor ofÂ the Dictionary of Forensic Psychology (2008). Professor David A. Crighton is acting Chief Psychologist in the Ministry of Justice and visiting Professor of Forensic Psychology at Roehampton University London.Â Professor Crightonâ??s main research interests are in the areas of risk assessment, forensic mental health and neuropsychology. He is co-author of Psychology in Prisons, 2nd edition (2008) and co-editor the Dictionary of Forensic Psychology (2008).