The Psychology of Criminal Conduct

Theory, Research and Practice

Recommended by David Canter, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #63 in Forensic Psychology

Taken from published reviews: " Dr Blackburn has written a remarkably good book; indeed, the best book on the topic from either side of the Atlantic I have read. the breadth of the author s knowledge is nothing short of encyclopaedic. Not only psychology developmental and social, as well as clinical but also psychiatry, biology, philosophy, and law are addressed in this volume. Finally, the book is written with clarity, economy, and a lucid style. It is as inviting and user-friendly as any work of such complexity can be. I hope that it will find its way into psychiatry residency training... more

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David Canter This is a real compendium: a clinical psychologist’s perspective on criminal behaviour. And it’s a very thorough account. It tends to emphasise criminal activity that has a very strong psychological disturbance component to it; a lot of coverage of personality disorder, for instance, as well as sexual offences and violence. (Source)

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