Publication Year: 2007
Authors/Editor: Towl, Graham J.
Psychological Research in Prisons provides a collection of accessible and informed chapters, each highlighting the extent to which psychological theory and research can inform the work of practitioners, and how practice can influence the direction of research.
This up-to-date collection begins with an account and analysis of the role of psychologists in prisons in relation to research.
* Looks at the results of evidence based psychological approaches to working with prisoners
* First half of the book has its primary focus on psychological evaluation research
* Includes chapters on psychological research on suicide, bullying, life sentenced prisoners and staff sickness
Psychological Research in Prisons