Offenders, Deviants or Patients?: An introduction to clinical criminology

Offenders Deviants or Patients An introduction to clinical criminology Offenders Deviants or Patients provides a practical approach to understanding both the social context and treatment of mentally disordered offenders Taking into account the current public concern of

  • Title: Offenders, Deviants or Patients?: An introduction to clinical criminology
  • Author: Herschel Prins
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 490
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Offenders, Deviants or Patients provides a practical approach to understanding both the social context and treatment of mentally disordered offenders Taking into account the current public concern, often heightened by media sensationalism it addresses issues such as sex and historic sex offending, hate crime, homicide and other acts of serious bodily harm This fiftOffenders, Deviants or Patients provides a practical approach to understanding both the social context and treatment of mentally disordered offenders Taking into account the current public concern, often heightened by media sensationalism it addresses issues such as sex and historic sex offending, hate crime, homicide and other acts of serious bodily harm This fifth edition is fully updated and incorporates the latest research and reflects recent changes in law, policy and practice, including DSM V criteria groundbreaking work on neuro physiological aspects of psychopathy the Coroners and Justice Act Using new case examples, Herschel Prins draws on his own expertise and experience to examine the relationship between mental disorders and crime and looks at the ways in which it should be dealt with by the mental health care and criminal justice systems Offenders, Deviants or Patients is unique in its multidisciplinary approach and will be invaluable to all those who come into contact with serious offenders or those who study crime and criminal behaviour.

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