forensic

When we speak about the cycle of violence we make many assumptions, said Professor Cathy Widom (John Jay College of Criminal Justice and Graduate Centre, City University New York: pictured) in the first keynote at this Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society’s...

In their letter entitled ‘Adult autism – hidden in forensic settings’ (September 2016), Sarah Ashworth and Dr Ruth J. Tully highlight that adults with autism spectrum...

I read with interest the letter by Sarah Ashworth and Ruth Tully entitled ‘Adult autism – hidden in forensic settings’ (September 2016). The Autism Act 2009 appeared to...

A psychologist and her team of student sleuths have been assisting police in trawling archives for information on a 42-year-old murder investigation. Dr Penny Woolnough (Abertay University), who has worked with police for 14 years specialising in missing people, organised for...

There has been a growing, if rather belated, recognition of the extent of sexual offending toward both adults and children in society. Recent examples of this would include the reports into large-scale and systematic child sexual abuse in Rotherham (Jay, 2014) and the serial...