FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY

This involves the application of psychological principles and techniques to situations involving the law or legal systems that are criminal and civil. It includes assessment and diagnosis and treatment. See correctional psychology.

FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY: "Forensic psychology is an assessment technique."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/forensic-psychology/ (accessed July 22, 2017).
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