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The Criminal Mind

A Writer's Guide to Forensic Psychology
A non fiction book by

This book corrects common media misconceptions about the nature of the criminal psyche in order to help writers create more credible and convincing characters. The Criminal Mind examines the fundamentals of psychology and law, theories of criminality, and character disorders that can lead to criminal behavior. Writers will learn how criminals think and how forensic psychology is used to catch them.

Katherine Ramsland also explores the legal process, including psychological evaluations, lie detection, insanity pleas and the treatment of criminals and victims.

Used availability for Katherine Ramsland's The Criminal Mind

Paperback Editions

June 2002 : USA Paperback

Title: The Criminal Mind
Author(s): Katherine Ramsland
ISBN: 1-58297-079-3 / 978-1-58297-079-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Writers Digest Books
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Kindle Editions

October 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: The Criminal Mind: A Writer's Guide to Forensic Psychology
Author(s): Katherine Ramsland
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