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Forensic Psychology 2nd Edition by Matthew T. Huss, ISBN-13: 978-1118554135



  • Format: PDF
  • Publisher: ‎ Wiley; 2nd edition (September 16, 2013)
  • Language: ‎ English
  • 408 pages
  • ISBN-10: ‎ 9781118554135
  • ISBN-13: ‎ 978-1118554135

Matthew T. Huss’ Forensic Psychology, 2nd Edition provides students with an in-depth and insightful introduction to the clinical practice of forensic psychology. Incorporating two main themes, scope of practice and therapeutic jurisprudence, the text focuses on empirically supported clinical practice and exposes students to case and statutory laws necessary in the practice of forensic psychology.

Several changes have been made to this second edition. The research has been updated throughout and the discussion now frequently reflects changes in the developing research. The Focus on Research boxes highlight particular research studies in more depth with at least one per chapter. Also, more information has been added about treatment-related aspects throughout the textbook to balance out some of the assessment focus.

The text utilizes real world examples that help students understand the practical applications of forensic psychology. It encourages an understanding of the law as a living and breathing entity, examining its ability to be therapeutic or anti-therapeutic to the people it impacts. Accessible and user-friendly, this text provides students with a thorough introduction to the field.

Matthew T. Huss is a Professor of Psychology at Creighton University and a practicing forensic psychologist. He has over 60 scholarly publications and has served as a reviewer for numerous scholarly journals, including Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, Criminal Justice and Behavior, Psychology, Crime and Law, Behavioral Sciences and the Law, Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Assessment, and the Family Violence. In addition, he also served on the Editorial Board of Law & Human Behavior, Psychology, Public Policy and the Law, the Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment, Teaching of Psychology, and the Psi Chi Journal of Student Research.


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