Table of contents for Forensic psychology / Lawrence S. Wrightsman, Solomon M. Fulero.

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           Preface xix

           About the Authors xxiii

CHAPTER 1 Forensic Psychology: Promises and Problems  1

CHAPTER 2 Forensic Psychologists: Roles and Responsibilities  25

CHAPTER 3 Psychology and Law Enforcement: Selection, Training,
           and Evaluation 51

CHAPTER 4 Techniques of Criminal Investigation: Profiling,
           Psychological Autopsies, Hypnosis, and Lie Detection 72

CHAPTER 5 Insanity and Competency  105

CHAPTER 6 From Dangerousness to Risk Assessment: Violence,
           Sexual Offending, Domestic Violence, Child Abuse,
           and Suicide 125

CHAPTER 7 "Syndrome" Evidence: Battered Woman Syndrome
           and Rape Trauma Syndrome 139

CHAPTER 8 Child Sexual Abuse   170

CHAPTER 9 Child Custody and Related Decisions 188

CHAPTER 10 Improving Eyewitness Identification Procedures 211

CHAPTER 11 Interrogations and Confessions 234

CHAPTER 12 Trial Consultation: Jury Selection, Case Preparation,
           and Pretrial Publicity 260

CHAPTER 13 Discrimination 291

CHAPTER 14 Sexual Harassment 311

CHAPTER 15 Death Penalty Trials and Appeals 325

CHAPTER 16 Influencing Public Policy 352

           References 373

           Name Index 421

           Subject Index 439


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