Publisher description for The use of polygraph in assessing, treating and supervising sex offenders : a practitioner's guide / [edited by] D.T. Wilcox.
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The Use of the Polygraph in Assessing, Treating and Supervising Sex Offenders presents an in-depth examination of the contribution that polygraph testing can make to offender treatment programmes, with a particular focus on sexual offenders.
Features coverage of a very timely issue – the British Psychological Society has convened a working party to assess the contribution of the polygraph to forensic work
Potential for greater book demand with the Home Office's current consideration of research on polygraph testing with a view to increasing its usage
Primary focus on sexual offenders
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Criminal justice, Administration of -- Psychological aspects.
Crime -- Psychological aspects.