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Description - Assessing Dangerousness by Jacquelyn Campbell

This is a new edition of the classic book on risk assessment with violent individuals, including coverage across domains of violence. The editor is one of the top names in the world of violence and she and other chapter authors have been personally responsible for much of the development in the field of risk assessment in such diverse fields as psychology, forensics (medicine, law, and psychology), social work, and nursing. User-friendly tables and figures outline issues and solutions. This edition will also provide an important revision of Campbell's ground-breaking intimate partner homicide lethality risk instrument (the Danger Assessment). Key features of this new edition include: coverage of a wider breadth of clinical and court situations requiring threat assessments; new techniques for evaluating assessment approaches; new findings on predicting fatal child abuse; and, new instruments for predicting and evaluating partner assault, homicide across genders, and sex offenses.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780826102980
ISBN-10: 0826102980
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Publisher: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Publish Date: 1-May-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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