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"The function of this guide is to supply pros with present, functional, and empirically established info to lead their paintings in forensic settings, or to raised their knowing of the problems and debates in forensic psychology."--BOOK JACKET.

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By William O'Donohue, Eric R. Levensky

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Cognitive theory: Holds that much of human behavior is governed by the individual’s thought processes. • Biopsychosocial theory: Holds that behavior is influenced by biological, psychological, and social factors. Every psychologist comes to the forensic consultation with a theoretical stance, implicit or explicit, empirically based or not. In consuming explanatory information from psychologists regarding human behavior, lawyers must be aware of both the theoretical model on which the information is based as well as the empirical basis of the theory.

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