Psychopathology and Crime is a book that will contribute to the field of forensic psychology arising from the relationship established between law and psychology in order to apply the knowledge and principles of general psychology to legal issues and problems. Although forensic psychology is a rapidly developing field in recent years, the number of books written in this field is limited. Psychopathology and Crime is one of the resources that will remove this limitation.
In the book, the relationship between mental disorders and crime; it has been conveyed in different dimensions as a guide to forensic psychologists, psychiatrists, experts working in the psychosocial services in prisons and lawmakers, who are experts in the judicial system. Various mental disorders; schizophrenia, mood disorders, alcohol use disorders (alcohol/substance addiction), mental retardation, personality disorders, dementia, epilepsy and old age are discussed in the context of crime.
This book; it is a new Turkish resource that can be consulted whenever there are topics such as the prevalence of mental disorders in criminals, their defining features, the types of crimes they have committed, their criminal responsibilities, treatments, and the precautions to be taken.