By Ann Heinrichs
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See family court cases. deception, 15, 27 defendants, 5, 7, 8, 13, 14–15, 16, 27 demand, 24–26 diagnoses, 15 Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), 15 discrimination, 25–26 divorce cases, 9, 17, 25 doctoral degrees, 21, 23 education, 20, 21–22, 23 examinations. See interviews. experience, 20, 21, 22–23 expert opinions, 16, 18 expert witnesses, 7–9, 10, 12, 21, 23 family court cases, 17–18, 23, 25 forensic science, 5 harassment, 25–26 insanity defense. See mental illness. NN (EINRICHS is the author of more than 200 books for children and young adults.
ENORE 7ALKER ¯ is a forensic psychologist who specializes in domestic abuse cases. She is the director of the Domestic Violence Institute and has written many books. -ICHAEL 7ELNER ¯ is a forensic psychiatrist and expert on criminal behavior. In 1998, he founded The Forensic Panel to establish objective standards among forensic psychologists and psychiatrists.
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UH) an examination of the facts and evidence about a crime, presented before a judge and jury WITNESSES 7)4
EZ people who testify and give evidence at a trial 30 21st CENTURY SKILLS LIBRARY For More Information Books Beres, D.
Today, we realize that criminal behavior—and human behavior in general—is complex. To deal with these issues fairly, we need sensitivity and scientiﬁc insight. That’s why psychology entered the legal system. And it’s here to stay. 28 21st CENTURY SKILLS LIBRARY Some Famous Forensic Psychologists 7ILLIAM -ARSTON ¯ was an American psychologist who developed the use of a blood pressure test to detect lying. This eventually led to the invention of the polygraph, often called the lie detector test.
Forensic Psychologist by Ann Heinrichs