Contents

Introduction

PART 1

Chapter 1.1

Chapter 1.2 Chapter 1.3

PART 2

Chapter 2.1 Chapter 2.2

About the Editors ix

List of Contributors x

Preface xv

Psychology and Law: A Subdiscipline, an Interdisciplinary

Collaboration or a Project? 1

David Carson

PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENTS FOR THE COURTS

Adults' Capacity to Make Legal Decisions 31

Glynis H. Murphy and Isabel C.H. Clare

The Assessment and Detection of Deceit 67

Aldert Vrij

Assessing Individuals for Compensation 89

Richard A. Bryant

PERSPECTIVES ON SYSTEMS: PSYCHOLOGY IN ACTION

Interviewing by the Police 111

Rebecca Milne and Ray Bull

Violence Risk: From Prediction to Management 127

Kirk Heilbrun

Chapter 2.3 Chapter 2.4 Chapter 2.5 Chapter 2.6 Chapter 2.7 Chapter 2.8 Chapter 2.9

PART 3

Chapter 3.1

Chapter 3.2 Chapter 3.3 Chapter 3.4

Chapter 3.5 Chapter 3.6

Risk: The Need for and Benefits of an Interdisciplinary Perspective 143 David Carson

Beyond 'Offender Profiling': The Need for an Investigative Psychology 171 David Canter and Donna Youngs

Uses, Misuses and Implications for Crime Data 207

Tom Williamson

Crime Prevention 229

Katarina Fritzon and Andrea Watts

The Development of Delinquent Behaviour 245

Friedrich Losel

Children in Disputes 269

Judith Trowell

Child Defendants and the Law 287

Peter Yates and Eileen Vizard

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