This book provides a comprehensive overview of approaches to understanding crime and criminal behaviour, with a focus on psychological perspectives. A wide range of different types of criminal behaviour are considered, including juvenile crime, violent offending, sexual offending, collective violence and drug use. For each type of offence a clear overview of key conceptual and methodological issues is provided, along with a detailed consideration of the major theoretical approaches that have been developed. The book concludes by considering how our theoretical understanding of crime can inform our responses to criminal behaviour in terms of punishment, prevention and rehabilitation.
Specialty Board Review: Neurology is the fastest and most effective way to prepare for the board exams administered by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. You’ll find everything you need in one comprehensive review: questions, answers, thorough explanations, valuable full-color illustrations, and a presentation that simulates what you will actually see on the boards.
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The volume reveals there is no single "normal" adolescent, nor is there a singular adolescent experience. Editor Deborah L. Browning illustrates that in the course of development, each individual must integrate one’s unique biologically-given constitution and temperament, personal life history, and the influence of the social and cultural milieu.
The study of dissociation is relevant to anyone undertaking research or treatment of mental health problems. Cognitive Behavioural Approaches to the Understanding and Treatment of Dissociation uses a cognitive approach to de-mystify the processes involved in linking traumatic incidents to their effects.
English: Verbs Fast Track Learning for Spanish Speakers: The 100 Most Used English Verbs with 3600 Phrase Exles: Past, Present ; FutureFocus your English learning on the most frequently used verbs. Learn just the 100 verbs you need for everyday life to talk about the past, the present, and the future. One of the usual mistakes when learning a foreign language is that the student has no priorities. All the unknown verbs get the same attention. Actually, to communicate you need only 100 verbs in any language. These verbs are the most frequently used and can be defined using an algorithm that provides the ranking.
Handbook of ReadingWriting is one of humankind's greatest inventions, and modern societies could not function if their citizens could not read and write. How do skilled readers pick up meaning from markings on a page so quickly, and how do children learn to do so? The chapters in the Oxford Handbook of Reading synthesize research on these topics from fields ranging from vision science to cognitive psychology and education, focusing on how studies using a cognitive approach can shed light on how the reading process works.
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Boris Teaches You English by Using Songs - Song 24: Celine Dion - Because You Loved MeA Sometimes it is difficult to make an accurate translation because we do not understand certain expressions that are very informal, or some phrasal verbs, etc. In this work Boris tries to explain to you, in a more standard English, those expressions and phrasal verbs so that you all can get better the main ideas of the songs. it is not only a song with its lyrics. It has Grammar, phrasal verb, and idiom explanations; and some pronunciation.