Intimate partner violence: current issues in definitions

Elizabeth Gilchrist, Mark R. Kebbell

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Book abstract: This updated, revised and significantly expanded edition develops the picture of diversity and depth of forensic psychology; considers ways in which the discipline has progressed and identifies challenges for its future sustainability and growth.

includes a new section on treatment as intervention with contributions on personality disordered offenders; anger control group work with forensic psychiatric inpatients; and developments in treatment for drug misuse offendersadditional chapters throughout including contributions on UK police interviews; the investigation and prosecutoin of rape; the effect of gender in the courtroom; forensic psychology and terrorism; the aetiology of genocide; self harm in prisons; post-corrections reintegration and many morean innovative textbook on forensic psychology exploring application of the subject and setting forensic psychology in a broader contextdemonstrates ways in which forensic psychology can aid the practice of criminal justice
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationForensic Psychology: Debates, Concepts, Practice
PublisherWillan Publishing
ISBN (Print)9781843924142
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2010


  • domestic violence
  • forensic psychology


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