The Psychology of Criminal and Violent Behaviour

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ISBN-13 : 9780199010080

Page : 416 pages

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The Psychology of Criminal Behaviour is a thrilling and comprehensive introduction to the psychological theories of criminality and violence. It examines how psychology and biology both play a role in understanding what may lead individuals to commit crime. Theoretical in approach, ThePsychology of Criminal Behaviour ensures that material is presented in a way that meets the needs of both psychology and criminology students. The text includes exciting case studies and research boxes, chapter introductions and summaries, a marginal glossary, and thoughtful review questions toenhance student understanding and engagement. From genetic influences to developmental theories, serial killers to stalkers, the text applies relevant research and real-world examples, creating an exciting and inclusive introduction to the field.

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