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The Psychologist as Expert Witness 2nd ed of r.ed

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ISBN13: 9780471113669
ISBN: 0471113662
Published: September 2001
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Format: Paperback
Price: £70.00



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Now available in paperback, The Psychologist as Expert Witness, 2nd Edition is the leading resource on forensic psychology. This comprehensive primer introduces psychologists to the legal world, covering all facets of forensic practice. It identifies current and emerging areas of application, and prepares the psychologist to function credibly as an expert witness.

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Contents:
Coming of Age. Present and Future Roles of the Psychologist. The American Court System. Preparing to Serve as an Expert Witness. Admissibility. Psychological Tests in the Courtroom. Competency to Stand Trial, to Testify, and To Make Decisions. The Insanity Defense. Addiction and the Law. Domestic Issues: Marriage, Dissolution, and Custody. The Expert Witness and Personal Injury Litigation. Malingering, Deceit, and Exaggeration. Your Day in Court. Emerging Applications and Issues. Ethics, Constraints, Concerns, and Standards. Appendix A: Landmark Cases. Appendix B: Current Training in Psychology and the Law. Appendix C: Expert Witness Admissibility--Federal Rules of Evidence, 1993. Appendix D: Custody Evaluation Guidelines Recommended by the APA. Appendix E: Tables and Formulae for Comparing Military Test Performance with Current Test Results. Appendix F: Forensic Psychology Specialty Guidelines. Appendix G: Comparison of Neuropsychological Test Performance in Forensic and Non--Forensic Populations. Appendix H: Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct. Forensic Glossary. References. Author Index. Subject Index.