Ptsd and Forensic Psychology: Applications to Civil and Criminal Law

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In World War I, they spoke of shell shock. By World War II, the term was battle fatigue. Modern understanding of trauma psychology has evolved to give the concept a non-military name: posttraumatic stress disorder. As such, it has been at the heart of civil and criminal cases from workers' compensation to murder. PTSD and Forensic Psychology brings its topic into real-world focus by examining posttraumatic stress as a clinical entity and taking readers through the evaluation process for court cases involving the PTSD ...

Ptsd and Forensic Psychology: Applications to Civil and Criminal Law 2015, Springer

ISBN-13: 9783319090801

2015 edition

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