OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

The Psychology of Criminal and Violent Behaviour

ISBN : 9780199010080

Price(incl.tax): 
¥11,044
Author: 
David R. Lyon; Andrew Welsh
Pages
416 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
204 x 255 mm
Pub date
Feb 2017
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The Psychology of Criminal Behaviour is a thrilling and comprehensive introduction to the psychological theories of criminality and violence. It examines how psychology and biology both play a role in understanding what may lead individuals to commit crime. Theoretical in approach, The Psychology of Criminal Behaviour ensures that material is presented in a way that meets the needs of both psychology and criminology students. The text includes exciting case studies and research boxes, chapter introductions and summaries, a marginal glossary, and thoughtful review questions to enhance student understanding and engagement. From genetic influences to developmental theories, serial killers to stalkers, the text applies relevant research and real-world examples, creating an exciting and inclusive introduction to the field.

Index: 

Preface
Acknowledgments
1 Introduction
2 Genetics and Evolution
3 Biology
4 Developmental Pathways
5 Personality
6 Psychopathy
7 Learning
8 Social Cognition
9 Mental Disorder
10 Substance Use
11 Homicide
12 Interpersonal Violence
13 Assessment and Treatment
Glossary
References
Index

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