Appraising and Managing Risk 2nd Revised edition
Violent Offenders by Vernon L. Quinsey
Book DescriptionArgues that community risk management can be improved by using actuarial assessment and by combining what is known about the prediction of violence, the study of clinical decision making, and the literature on treatment outcome and program evaluation. In this new edition, the authors update their review, focusing on the actuarial instruments they developed and described earlier and on the measures they have continued to develop. In their lively style, they review the commentary on risk appraisal, addressing 20 of the most common arguments against actuarial risk appraisal.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781591473435
(263mm x 185mm x 33mm)
Imprint: American Psychological Association
Publisher: American Psychological Association
Publish Date: 15-Nov-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Vernon L. Quinsey
Violent Offenders, Hardback (April 2015)
This update of a classic in actuarial assessment introduces the VRAG-R, a revamp of previous measures that help legal and forensic professionals identify recidivism risk for violent offenders.
Causes of Rape, Hardback (January 2005)
This study examines why some men rape, offers probable causes for this inclination, and provides a review of scientific studies of coercive sex. The authors look at evidence from evolutionary psychology, psychopathology, and biobehavioralism, and examine the social factors that influence the likelihood of rape.
Juvenile Delinquency, Hardback (August 2003)View all books by Vernon L. Quinsey
The authors have integrated empirical and conceptual advances in evolutionary psychology, behavioural genetics and developmental psychology - three fields of enquiry which have experienced great successes in explaining human behaviour in general and antisocial behaviour in particular.
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