Offenders, Deviants Or Patients?

An Introduction to Clinical Criminology

Author: Herschel A. Prins

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781317494850

Category: Crime prevention

Page: 352

View: 8776

Offenders, Deviants or Patients?

An introduction to clinical criminology

Author: Herschel Prins

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317494865

Category: Law

Page: 372

View: 9282

Offenders, Deviants or Patients? provides a practical approach to understanding both the social context and treatment of mentally disordered offenders. Taking into account the current public concern, often heightened by media sensationalism; it addresses issues such as sex and ‘historic sex offending, ‘hate’ crime, homicide and other acts of serious bodily harm. This fifth edition is fully updated and incorporates the latest research and reflects recent changes in law, policy and practice, including: DSM-V criteria groundbreaking work on neuro-physiological aspects of psychopathy the Coroners and Justice Act Using new case examples, Herschel Prins draws on his own expertise and experience to examine the relationship between mental disorders and crime and looks at the ways in which it should be dealt with by the mental health care and criminal justice systems. Offenders, Deviants or Patients? is unique in its multidisciplinary approach and will be invaluable to all those who come into contact with serious offenders or those who study crime and criminal behaviour.

Offenders, Deviants or Patients? Fourth Edition

Explorations in Clinical Criminology

Author: Herschel Prins

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136993614

Category: Law

Page: 368

View: 1038

Offenders, Deviants or Patients? provides a practical approach to understanding both the social context and treatment of mentally disordered offenders. Taking into account the current public concern, often heightened by media sensationalism, it addresses issues such as sex offending, homicide and other acts of serious bodily harm. This fourth edition comes after extensive new research by academics and professionals in the field and reflects recent changes in law, policy and practice, including: new sex offending legislation proposals to amend homicide legislation a new mental health act. Using new case examples, Herschel Prins examines the relationship between mental disorders and crime and looks at the ways in which it should be dealt with by the mental health care and criminal justice systems. Offenders, Deviants or Patients? is unique in its multidisciplinary approach and will be invaluable to all those who come into contact with serious offenders or those who study crime and criminal behaviour.

Critical Perspectives on Hate Crime

Contributions from the Island of Ireland

Author: Amanda Haynes,Jennifer Schweppe,Seamus Taylor

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 113752667X

Category: Social Science

Page: 520

View: 5146

This book provides a unique insight into the lived realities of hate crime in Ireland and its treatment within the criminal justice system. The significance of the Irish case is contextualised within the European and global policy contexts and an overview of hate crime in Ireland, both north and south, and its differential treatment in each jurisdiction’s criminal justice system is offered. Presenting empirically grounded analyses of the experiences of commonly targeted identity groups in an Irish context, this study also draws upon their exposure to hate crime and challenges encountered in seeking redress. Combining theory, research and practice, this book represents legal, social, cultural and political concerns pertinent to understanding, preventing, deterring and combatting hate crime across Ireland. It incorporates a variety of perspectives on the hate crime paradigm and addresses many of the cutting-edge debates arising in the field of hate studies. Contributions from Irish and international academic researchers are complemented by applied pieces authored by practitioners and policy makers actively engaged with affected communities. This is a progressive and informed text which will be of great value to activists, policy makers and scholars of hate crime and criminal justice.

Clinical approaches to violence

Author: Kevin Howells,Clive R. Hollin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 344

View: 832

The aim of this text is to serve two functions, firstly to inform clinicians of developments in the clinical approach to criminal behaviour in its many forms, and secondly to convince others that the clinical approach has a role to play in changing criminal behaviour.

Clinical Approaches to the Mentally Disordered Offender

Author: Kevin Howells,Clive R. Hollin

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780471939085

Category: Psychology

Page: 274

View: 4688

For psychologists and psychiatrists working with offenders, this book examines the problems of criminal behavior as linked with mental disorder, including psychopathy, mental illness and mental handicap. Clinical assessment and clinical intervention for these three main groups will be explored, looking at details of practice, the programs themselves and their success rates. The volume further deals with conceptual issues and legal classification.

A Method of Psychiatry

Author: Stanley E. Greben,Vivian M. Rakoff,George Voineskos

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780812109764

Category: Medical

Page: 475

View: 8425

Canadian criminology

perspectives on crime and criminality

Author: Margaret Jackson,Curt Taylor Griffiths,Alison Hatch

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 518

View: 4654

Criminology Today

An Integrative Introduction

Author: Frank Schmalleger

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780135130315

Category: Social Science

Page: 666

View: 9660

Criminology Today: An Integrative Introduction 5e is a clear, contemporary and comprehensive introduction to the study of criminology. Offering a thematic approach that contrasts the social responsibility and social problems approaches to crime theory, the book encourages students to think critically about the causes of crime. Completely up to date, this new edition addresses the question of how security & freedom interface in an age of increasing globalism. Criminology Today: An Integrative Introduction 5e introduces students to the exciting field of criminology in the 21st century.

Criminal Justice and the Mentally Disordered

Author: Jill Peay

Publisher: Dartmouth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781855219625

Category: Law

Page: 556

View: 7250

The International library of Criminology, Criminal Justice and Penology is an important publishing initiative that brings together the most significant contemporary published journal essays in current criminology, criminal justice and penology.

Law and mental health

international perspectives

Author: David N. Weisstub

Publisher: Pergamon

ISBN: N.A

Category: Mental health laws

Page: 304

View: 5985

Aging Prisoners

Crisis in American Corrections

Author: Ron H. Aday

Publisher: Praeger Publishers

ISBN: 9780275971236

Category: Social Science

Page: 229

View: 5537

An analysis of the ageing offender and prisoner in the US criminal justice system. Focusing on the health needs of a greying prison population, the author discusses correctional programmes that have been implemented to deal with the problems associated with older offenders and prisoners.

Forensic Nursing Science - E-Book

Author: Virginia A. Lynch,Janet Barber Duval

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323066380

Category: Medical

Page: 704

View: 7486

Written and edited by the most respected authorities in forensic nursing and forensic sciences, this new edition provides the tools and concepts you need to collect evidence that is admissible in court, determine the significance of that evidence, and provide accurate, reliable testimony while administering high-quality patient care. Now in full color throughout, it remains the most comprehensive, highly illustrated text of its kind. Provides a comprehensive, updated guide to forensic nursing science, paying special attention to the International Association of Forensic Nurses’s (IAFN) goals for forensic nursing. Retains a focus on assessment skills and the collection and preservation of evidence, following the established guidelines of the forensic sciences. Prepares you to provide testimony as a fact witness or a forensic nursing expert. Includes an illustrated case study in almost every chapter, helping you relate the information to clinical practice. Highlights important recommendations for interventions in Best Practice boxes, including the evidence base for each. Summarizes important points in Key Point boxes, so you can quickly review the most important concepts in each chapter. Explores the evolving role of forensic nurses in today’s health care facilities and the community. Edited by Virginia Lynch, founding member and first President of the International Association of Forensic Nurses and Janet Barber Duval, both well-respected pioneers and educators in the field. Contains 300 full-color illustrations integrated throughout the text, so you can view evidence quickly and easily, as it is likely to appear in practice. Presents information on courtroom testimony and depositions in one reorganized, streamlined chapter, giving you a full, organized treatment of this extremely important topic. Includes twelve new chapters: Digital Evidence, Medical Evidence Recovery at the Death Scene, Asphyxia, Electrical and Thermal Injury, Intrafamilial Homicide and Unexplained Childhood Death, Human Trafficking, Credential Development for Forensic Nurses, Gangs and Hate Crimes, Ethics Issues in Forensic Nursing, Forensic Physics and Fracture Analysis, Sexual Deviant Behaviors and Crime and Forensic Epidemiology. Contains heavily revised information on Prehospital Evidence, Forensic Investigation in the Hospital, and Human Abuse and Deaths in Custody. Features critical thinking questions with every case study, so you can thoroughly consider the implications of each clinical scenario. Evolve site will include appendices and additional documentation materials.

Ökologie der Angst

das Leben mit der Katastrophe

Author: Mike Davis

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783492238199

Category:

Page: 541

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