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Forensic Psychology For Dummies (Electronic book text, 1st edition)
Forensic Psychology For Dummies (Electronic book text, 1st edition): David V. Canter

Forensic Psychology For Dummies (Electronic book text, 1st edition)

David V. Canter; Foreword by Ian Rankin

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A fascinating guide on the psychology of crime

Thinking of a career that indulges your CSI fantasies? Want to understand the psychology of crime? Whether studying it for the first time or an interested spectator, "Forensic Psychology For Dummies" gives you all the essentials for understanding this exciting field, complemented with fascinating case examples from around the world.

Inside you'll find out why people commit crime, how psychology helps in the investigative process, the ways psychologists work with criminals behind bars - and how you too can become a forensic psychologist. You'll discover what a typical day is like for a forensic psychologist, how they work with the police to build offender profiles, interview suspects or witnesses, and detect lies Covers the important role psychology plays in assessing offendersExplains how psychology is applied in the courtroomExplains complicated psychology concepts in easy-to-understand terms

If you're a student considering taking forensic psychology or just love to learn about the science behind crime, "Forensic Psychology For Dummies" is everything you need to get up-to-speed on this fascinating subject.


Imprint: Standards Information Network
Country of origin: United States
Release date: April 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: David V. Canter
Foreword by: Ian Rankin
Format: Electronic book text
Pages: 384
Edition: 1st edition
ISBN-13: 978-1-119-97737-7
Categories: Books > Social sciences > Psychology > Criminal or forensic psychology
LSN: 1-119-97737-1
Barcode: 9781119977377

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