Leading Scholars Blend Cutting-Edge Science with Practical Experience to Reveal Evidence-Based Best Practices

Edited by three leading authorities on nonverbal behavior, this book examines state-of-the-art research and knowledge regarding nonverbal behavior and applies that scientific knowledge to a broad range of fields. The editors present a true scientist–practitioner model, blending cutting-edge behavioral science with real-world practical experience, thus making this text the first of its kind to merge theoretical and practical worlds. This book is a valuable resource for students and professionals as it explores the science behind the practice and reveals how other professionals have effectively incorporated nonverbal communication into their fields.

This book serves as an excellent text or supplement for courses/seminars in nonverbal behavior, nonverbal communication, human interaction, profiling, security management, and homeland security, as well as courses in interviewing and qualitative analysis.

Nonverbal Behavior and Psychiatric Observation
Nonverbal behavior and psychiatric observation
Michael R.PriviteraUniversity of Rochester Medical Center

It is the evaluation of both verbal and nonverbal behaviors that allows for the optimal psychiatric assessment of patients and for one to determine the patient's potential imminent risk to self and others. I say this as a psychiatrist with 31 years of experience in the field of assessments and ...

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