What is Forensic Psychology?

What is Forensic Psychology? Forensic psychology is a branch of psychology that applies psychological principles and theories to the criminal justice system and legal proceedings. It involves the intersection of psychology and law, and the application of psychological principles to understanding and solving legal problems. Forensic psychologists work with a wide range of clients, including criminals, victims of crime, and law enforcement personnel. They may be involved in criminal investigations, trials, and other legal proceedings, as well as in providing psychological evaluations, counseling, and treatment to those involved in the legal system. Forensic psychology can involve a variety of subfields, such as criminal psychology, forensic neuropsychology, and forensic psychiatry. Some forensic psychologists may also work in correctional facilities or other settings where individuals with criminal histories are being treated or evaluated. Overall, forensic psychology plays an important role in the criminal justice system by helping to improve our understanding of criminal behavior, informing legal decisions, and contributing to the overall safety and well-being of individuals and communities. Shervan K Shahhian

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