Forensic Psychology For Dummies
Paperback – May 14, 2012
Examines topics in the field of forensic psychology, including why people commit crimes, the ways that psychologists and prisoners work together, and how to go about becoming a forensic psychologist.
A fascinating guide on the psychology of crime
Thinking of a career that indulges your CSI fantasies? Want tounderstand the psychology of crime? Whether studying it for thefirst time or an interested spectator, Forensic Psychology ForDummies gives you all the essentials for understanding thisexciting field, complemented with fascinating case examples fromaround the world.
Inside you'll find out why people commit crime, how psychologyhelps in the investigative process, the ways psychologists workwith criminals behind bars - and how you too can become a forensicpsychologist. You'll discover what a typical day is like for aforensic psychologist, how they work with the police to buildoffender profiles, interview suspects or witnesses, and detectlies!
- Covers the important role psychology plays in assessingoffenders
- Explains how psychology is applied in the courtroom
- Explains complicated psychology concepts in easy-to-understandterms
If you're a student considering taking forensic psychology orjust love to learn about the science behind crime, ForensicPsychology For Dummies is everything you need to getup-to-speed on this fascinating subject.