This brand new textbook by James McGuire and Simon Duff provides a complete course in forensic psychology, covering the criminal justice system, law and legal decision-making, and treatments and outcomes for offenders. It offers rigorous coverage of the major topics: from theoretical concepts and research methods to explaining criminal acts and patterns of crime.

This website provides a wealth of resources to support your use of the book.

For students

  • Transcripts of interviews with people involved in different ‘routes through the system': a police officer; a probation officer; a clinical psychologist; and a person serving a prison sentence.
  • An employability feature, which helps to map out the route to becoming a forensic psychologist.
  • Online flashcards of the glossary terms in the book.

For lecturers