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Personal Construct Perspectives On Forensic Psychology

Author : James Horley
ISBN : 9781135453190
Genre : Psychology
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Why do people commit violent offences? Does rehabilitation really work? Personal Construct Perspectives on Forensic Psychology provides a new approach to the three main areas of application of forensic psychology; rehabilitation of offenders, work with police, and research and consultation on legal issues and processes. Challenging the mainstream approach to viewing offenders, this book emphasizes responsibility for life choices, and eschews the biomedical view of people. Practising psychologists share their perspectives and illustrate their discussion with case studies and personal research. Reviewing relevant literature in many substantive areas including violent, sexual, and mentally disordered offenders, working with police stress, and treating offenders in prison, these outstanding authors make a strong argument from a personal construct perspective. In an area of increasing interest Personal Construct Perspectives on Forensic Psychology provides a solid background for further growth. Forensic practitioners, theorists and researchers alike will all benefit from the books many insights and clinical tips.

Sexual Offenders

Author : James Horley
ISBN : 9781135449278
Genre : Psychology
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Is there an alternative way of treating sexual offenders beyond traditional psychiatry? Sexual Offenders explores and develops personal construct theory in terms of forensic and social psychology, and examines the possibilities for sexual offender assessment and therapy. Rather than viewing sexual offenders as having a mental illness or possessing a set of pathological personality traits, personal construct theory indicates that all people learn particular ways of understanding their own experience, and use these 'personal constructs' to anticipate the future. Through a variety of experiences, sexual offenders appear to develop a set of constructs that demands a particular understanding of themselves and other people. James Horley suggests that if they desire change sexual offenders can alter these constructs through psychotherapy. Sexual Offenders describes a number of techniques used by the author and other clinicians as well as presenting new and more dynamic approaches to psychological assessment. Based on over 20 years of the author's clinical and research work, this book will provide professionals and students in the field of forensic psychology and psychiatry with an alternative way of treating sex offender clients.

Reflections In Personal Construct Theory

Author : Richard Butler
ISBN : 9780470743584
Genre : Psychology
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Internationally-renowned practitioners discuss the impact of reflexivity on their work, giving those new to personal construct psychology valuable insights and guidance on managing the therapeutic relationship. Reflexivity is a key methodological issue in psychological theory and practice, and is an area of growing interest International contributors include prominent constructivist psychologists such as Richard Bell and David Winter Will help constructivist therapists to gain a better understanding of the nature of personal constructs from the perspective of both client and therapist

Policing And Psychology

Author : Nicholas Blagden
ISBN : 9780857254658
Genre : Social Science
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A comprehensive and up-to-date new undergraduate text on the application and impact of psychology on modern policing.

The Essential Practitioner S Handbook Of Personal Construct Psychology

Author : Fay Fransella
ISBN : 0470013230
Genre : Psychology
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This is a concise paperback version of the authoritative International Handbook of Personal Construct Psychology, focusing on the practical elements of that volume. Ideal for the individual practitioner, this selection of chapters covers the basic theory of personal constructs; the many skills and tools used by personal construct psychologists; its general application to psychotherapy and counselling; as well as many specific applications such as cross-cultural understanding, post-traumatic stress, children, teacher education, organizational change, nursing and family therapy. This is an indispensable guide to theory and skills for those wishing to use the personal construct psychology approach in their practice. It will appeal to a wide range of professionals such as psychologists, teachers, psychiatrists, nurses, system engineers and managers.

Current Perspectives In Forensic Psychology And Criminal Behavior

Author : Curt R. Bartol
ISBN : 9781412992442
Genre : Psychology
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Featuring ten new articles by experts in the field, this up-to-date reader emphasizes the ways that forensic psychologists apply psychological knowledge, concepts, and principles on a day-to-day basis. Drawing on cutting-edge research to demonstrate the ways that forensic psychology has contributed to the understanding of criminal behavior and crime prevention, the Third Edition addresses key topics in each of the five major subareas of the field—police psychology, legal psychology, the psychology of crime and delinquency, victimology and victim services, and correctional psychology.

Sport And Exercise Psychology

Author : Tony Morris
ISBN : UOM:39015073608609
Genre : Psychology
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This book presents the collection of extended papers by the invited keynote speakers and two early career awardees at the 11th ISSP World Congress of Sport Psychology. The 10 papers are grouped together in pairs in five different topics: Sport Psychology Theory and Practice; Sport Psychology Practice; Psychology of Exercise; Cognitive Psychology and Psychophysiology; Motor Skill and Expert Performance. The chapters reflect the range of important work in sports and exercise psychology, as well as clearly demonstrate the significant impact that the contributors have had on the field. Chapters in the book are destined to become classics in the field, pulling together substantial bodies of work by the presenters and their colleagues.

Studies In Meaning 3

Author : Jonathan D. Raskin
ISBN : 0944473865
Genre : Psychology
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Constructivist psychology is presented as it relates to everyday practice. The chapters succinctly and cogently explicate basic theoretical concepts and then demonstrate them with vivid case examples.

Die Psychologie Der Pers Nlichen Konstrukte

Author : George Alexander Kelly
ISBN : 3873872544
Genre : Konstrukt
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Personal Constructivism

Author : Larry Milton Leitner
ISBN : STANFORD:36105124141081
Genre : Psychology
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