An academic discipline can be defined as a field of study. Usually an academic discipline focuses on one area of knowledge, studied at a university or higher education institution. An academic discipline is comprised of many working pieces, such as intellectual experts who may educate others, issues and inquisitions within the discipline leading to research, and application of knowledge to real-world settings. There are a number of academic disciplines connected to the field of criminal psychology. It is important to have an understanding of the various academic disciplines associated with criminal psychology, as it is an interdisciplinary field. Often, experts in different academic disciplines collaborate on research and applied work in criminal psychology. This entry describes academic disciplines associated with the field of criminal psychology. ...

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