The Resource Psychology in prisons, David A. Crighton and Graham J. Towl

Psychology in prisons, David A. Crighton and Graham J. Towl

Label
Psychology in prisons
Title
Psychology in prisons
Statement of responsibility
David A. Crighton and Graham J. Towl
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Edited by the Head of Psychology for HM Prison Service and the National Probation Service, and fully updated to take account of structural changes within these Services, Psychology in Prisons takes an in-depth look at the work of psychologists in prisons strengthened by in-depth consideration of diversity issues such as age, gender, socio-economic group, sexuality and ethnicity. Focuses exclusively on the prison environment and prioritises practical information for practitioners working in prisons. Contextualises psychological work in prisons, and covers evidence based practice in key areas such as drug misuse and sex offending. Focused on the needs of the client group. Features a section on the practicalities of psychological assessment and interventions
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Crighton, David A.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • RA1148
  • HV6089
LC item number
.P785 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2008 I-305
  • W 740
NLM item number
C928p 2008
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Towl, Graham J
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Forensic psychology
  • Prison psychology
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Prisoners
  • Forensic psychology
  • Prison psychology
  • Prisonniers
  • Psychologie légale
  • Great Britain
Label
Psychology in prisons, David A. Crighton and Graham J. Towl
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Rev. ed. of: Psychology in prisons / edited by Graham Towl. 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 248-290) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Psychological services in prisons -- Development and criminal behaviour -- Prisoner needs -- Psychological assessment -- Groupwork within prisons -- Principles of risk assessment -- Mental disorder -- Problem drug use -- Post-traumatic stress -- Suicide, attempted suicide, and self-injury -- Violence -- Sex offending -- Evaluation
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xii, 306 pages
Isbn
9781405160100
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007048169
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)182716573
  • (OCoLC)ocn182716573
Label
Psychology in prisons, David A. Crighton and Graham J. Towl
Publication
Note
Rev. ed. of: Psychology in prisons / edited by Graham Towl. 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 248-290) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Psychological services in prisons -- Development and criminal behaviour -- Prisoner needs -- Psychological assessment -- Groupwork within prisons -- Principles of risk assessment -- Mental disorder -- Problem drug use -- Post-traumatic stress -- Suicide, attempted suicide, and self-injury -- Violence -- Sex offending -- Evaluation
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xii, 306 pages
Isbn
9781405160100
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007048169
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)182716573
  • (OCoLC)ocn182716573

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