Detecting Malingering and Deception: Forensic Distortion Analysis (FDA)

3rd Edition

Harold V. Hall, Joseph Poirier

CRC Press
July 1, 2020 Forthcoming
Reference - 528 Pages - 52 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138390454 - CAT# K399567
Series: Pacific Institute Series on Forensic Psychology

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Scholars and clinicians have studied and debated deception for at least two millennia. Indeed, interest in the role of deception in human behavior has be reinvigorated by current events and the need to detect truth from fiction, and truth from outright lies.

Detecting Malingering and Deception: Forensic Distortion Analysis (FDA), Third Edition follows on the tradition of the prior two that preceded it in following the Forensic Distortion Analysis (FDA) model. Deception and recognition of deception remain of critical concern given the upheaval and unrest in the world given global events from when the last book published in 2001. The book with continue to serve as an updated, comprehensive volume on deception and distortion in forensic, clinical and several specialized contexts which this new edition addresses in greater depth.

The book provides readers with the latest research and practical application and use understand and apply information and evaluative methods as they pertain to deception-related settings and situations. As before, the book will provide sample reports and extensive graphs, tables, charts, and histograms. Every chapter has been updated with new studies and investigations and this edition boasts six new chapters of coverage to expand the exploration of deception and with discussion of our current understanding of it.


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