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Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Forensic Neuroscience - (Hardcover)

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This book communicates knowledge and research findings in the neurobiological field to those who work with offenders and those who design policy for offender rehabilitation and criminal justice systems, so that practice and policy can he neurobiologically informed, and research can be enhanced.

Starting with an introduction to the subject of neuroscience and forensic settings, The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Forensic Neuroscience then offers in-depth and enlightening coverage of the neurobiology of sex and sexual attraction, aggressive behavior, and emotion regulation; the neurobiological bases to risk factors for offending such as genetics, developmental, alcohol and drugs, and mental disorders; and the neurobiology of offending, including psychopathy, antisocial personality disorders, and violent and sexual offending. The book also covers rehabilitation techniques such as brain scanning, brain-based therapy for adolescents, and compassion-focused therapy.

The book itself:

Covers a wide array of neuroscience research

Chapters by renowned neuroscientists and criminal justice experts

Topics covered include the neurobiology of aggressive behavior, the neuroscience of deception, genetic contributions to psychopathy, and neuroimaging-guided treatment

Offers conclusions for practitioners and future directions for the field.

Anthony R. Beech, DPhil, FBPsS, is Professor Emeritus at the University of Birmingham, UK.

Adam J. Carter, PhD. is a psychologist working for Her Majesty's Prison and Probation Service, England and Wales.

Ruth E. Mann, PhD, is a psychologist working for Her Majesty's Prison and Probation Service, England and Wales.

Pia Rotshtein, PhD, is a neuroscientist in the Department of Psychology at the University of Birmingham, UK.
Number of Pages: 2
Genre: Psychology
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Language: English
Street Date: March 19, 2018
TCIN: 53340814
UPC: 9781118650929
Item Number (DPCI): 248-62-3409
$399.00
MSRPReg: $420.00 Save $21.00 (5% off)

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