9780131850491

Criminal Behavior : A Psychological Approach

  • ISBN 13:

    9780131850491

  • ISBN 10:

    0131850490

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 01/01/2005
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Criminal Behavior: A Psychosocial Approach, Seventh Edition presents a critical and interdisciplinary look at criminals and crime, challenging students to look beyond over-simplified or prejudicial conclusions about the "crime problem." The book considers the behavioral, emotional and cognitive aspects of criminals, looks at specific criminal offenses, and explores the causes, classification, prediction, intervention and treatment of criminal behavior. NEW TO THE SEVENTH EDITION Greatly expanded and reorganized coverage of criminal profiling More information about careers in forensic psychology and correctional psychology Updated chapters on the psychopath, juvenile delinquency, the mentally disordered offender, and correctional psychology An updated chapter on drugs and crime that reflects the latest drug abuse research Expanded coverage of: crime scene analysis, cyber crime, the effects of the mass media on aggression, crime & physical anomalies, gender differences in aggression, infanticide, and robbery Numerous new tables, figures, charts, and other in-text learning aids

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