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Published: 09 February 2017

416 Pages | 39 figures; 32 photos; 23 tables

ISBN: 9780199010080

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The Psychology of Criminal and Violent Behaviour

David R. Lyon and Andrew Welsh

  • The text presents "foundational knowledge" and more complex topics in a clear way that meets the needs of both psychology and criminology students.
  • Coverage of major psychological theories is accompanied by relevant research and examples to demonstrate real-world application.
  • Coverage of both psychological and biological factors explores "how" and "what" may lead to criminal and violent behaviour.
  • Compelling features - including introductory case studies, research boxes, marginal definitions, summaries, and review questions - enhance student involvement and understanding.

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