The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Forensic Neuroscience

Editors: Beech, Anthony R., Carter, Adam J. and Mann, Ruth E.
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $54.95
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ISBN: 978-1-119-12119-0
Category: Psychology
Image Count: 102
Book Status: Available
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The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Forensic Neuroscience offers in-depth and enlightening coverage of the neurobiology of sex and sexual attraction, aggressive behavior, and emotion regulation; the neurobiological bases to risk factors for offending such as genetics, developmental, alcohol and drugs, and mental disorders; and the neurobiology of offending, including psychopathy, antisocial personality disorders, and violent and sexual offending.

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Table of Contents

  • Volume 1
  • About the Editors
  • List of Contributors
  • Part I. Introduction
  • 1. Neuroscience in Forensic Settings: Origins and Recent Developments
  • 2. A Brief Introduction to Neuroscience
  • Part II. General Neuroscience Research
  • 3. The Neurobiology of Aggressive Behavior
  • 4. The Neurobiology of Sexual Behavior and Sexual Attraction
  • 5. Reward Sensitivity and Behavioral Control: Neuroimaging Evidence for Brain Systems Underlying Risk-Taking Behavior
  • 6. The Neurobiology of Emotion Regulation
  • 7. The Social Neuroscience of Empathy and its Relationship to Moral Behavior
  • 8. The Neuroscience of Deception
  • Part III. Neurobiology of Offending
  • 9. The Neurobiological Underpinnings of Psychopathy
  • 10. Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • 11. Offenders with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • 12. The Neuroscience of Violent Offending
  • 13. The Neuroscience of Sexual Offending
  • 14. The Neuroscience of Acquisitive/Impulsive Offending
  • 15. Neurobiology of Brain Injury and its Link with Violence and Extreme Single and Multiple Homicides
  • 16. The Neurobiology of Offending Behavior in Adolescence
  • 17. Alcohol-Related Aggression and Violence
  • Volume 2
  • Part IV. Neurobiological Bases to Risk Factors for Offending
  • 18. Genetic Contributions to the Development of Psychopathic Traits and Antisocial Behavior in Youths
  • 19. Developmental Risk Factors
  • 20. Mental Illness as a Putative Risk Factor for Violence and Aggression
  • 21. Modifying Risk Factors Building Strengths
  • Part V. Rehabilitation
  • 22. Engaging with Forensic Populations A Biologically Informed Approach
  • 23. Brain Scanning and Therapeutics: How Do You Know Unless You Look? Neuroimaging Guided Treatment in Forensic Settings
  • 24. Therapy for Acquired Brain Injury
  • 25. The Impact of Physical Exercise on Antisocial Behavior: A Neurocognitive Perspective
  • 26. Treating Emotion Dysregulation in Antisocial Behavior: A Neuroscientific Perspective
  • 27. The Pharmacological Treatment of Sex Offenders
  • 28. Understanding and Using Compassion-Focused Therapy in Forensic Settings
  • 29. The Neurobiology of Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing Therapy
  • 30. Adjusting the Lens: A Developmental Perspective for Treating Youth with Sexual Behavior Problems
  • Part VI. Ethical, Legal, and Political Implications
  • 31. The Impact of Neglect, Trauma, and Maltreatment on Neurodevelopment: Implications for Juvenile Justice Practice, Programs, and Policy
  • 32. Forensic Neuropsychology and Violence: Neuroscientific and Legal Implications
  • 33. Forensic Neuropsychology in the Criminal Court: A Socio-legal Perspective
  • 34. Forensic Neuropsychology: Social, Cultural, and Political Implications
  • Part VII. Conclusions
  • 35. Explanation in Forensic Neuroscience
  • 36. Considerations for the Forensic Practitioner
  • EULA