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In this thoroughly revised new edition, with eleven new chapters and substantial updates to all others, Rowan Bayne and Gordon Jinks expertly combine the professional and academic aspects of applied psychology. The contributing authors, all experts in their field, provide authoritative and engaging overviews of their areas of expertise and an important range of perspectives. Applied Psychology: Research, Practice and New Directions, Second Edition is organized into three parts. The first part is a general context for applied psychology including a discussion of questions about evidence based practice. The second part discusses practice and training in a plethora of areas of applied psychology, including all of the traditional routes (for e.g. clinical, health and educational psychology) eight ‘relative newcomers’ to the field (for e.g. sport ...

Forensic Psychology
Forensic psychology
Brian R. Clifford
Introduction

This chapter documents in broad terms the evolution of forensic psychology and its current growth and future trends. It then indicates how forensic psychologists work in all phases of the criminal justice system: investigation, trial, post-trial and release phases, as well as the aetiology of criminal behaviour. It then discusses the education and training of forensic psychologists, pointing out that the BPS is progressively tightening its rules for Chartership. Pay, prospects and conditions are next presented. Professional issues, stresses and strains, and ongoing areas of disputation ...

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