The interview is one of the most used methods within psychology, and effective interviewing skills can be one of the most useful qualities you can possess. This Handbook provides an authoritative text on the psychology of interviewing,reviewing diagnosis and assessment in several contexts, such as: social, medical, forensic and occupational. Each chapter explores issues of methodology, theory,development and practice. Written in an easy-to-understand style it will be accessible to a range of practitioners including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, doctors and lawyers. NEW PAPERBACK VERSION - The first and only handbook on the psychology of interviewing. - Professional guidance for anyone who needs interviewing skills -social workers,market researchers,therapists etc. - Presents breath of knowledge by covering a wide range of interviewing techniques and contexts. - Well-known editors,and a lead editor with extensive publishing experience.
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About the Author
Dr. Amina Memon is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Aberdeen. She has a first-class degree in psychology (1982) and a Ph.D. in psychology (1985). Her main areas of expertise are social and cognitive psychology. Dr. Memon has published widely on topics such as the investigative interviewing of child witnesses, police interviews, face recognition, eyewitness identification, the performance of elderly witnesses, false memories and jury decision making. Between 1991 and 1997. Dr. Memon conducted extensive psychological research on procedures for interviewing child witnesses for the purpose of obtaining complete and accurate witness reports.
Professor Ray Bull is Professor of Forensic Psychology at the University of Portsmouth. His main areas of expertise are police interviewing and the relationship between physical appearance and criminality, topics on which he has published extensively. He is regularly invited to present seminars and lectures to police audiences in many countries. His most recent externally funded research project was from the Innovative Research Challenge Fund of the Home Office for work on improving children’s face recognition performance.
Table of Contents
About the Editors.
List of Contributors.
INTERVIEWS IN MENTAL HEALTH. Diagnostic Interviewing in Mental Health Care: Methods, Training and Assessment (S. Bögels). The Hypnotic Interview: Conceptual and Technical Considerations (S. Lynn, et al.).
Interviewing the Survivor of the Holocaust: Lessons for the Advancement of Understanding of the Effects of Extreme Child Trauma (C. Dalenberg & J. Epstein). SPECIAL INTERVIEWING TOOLS. Motivational Interviewing (A. Terry). The Psychology of Interpersonal Skill (O. Hargie & D. Tourish). Interview in Qualitative Research (S. Payne). The Survey Interview (D. Wright). Using Focus Groups in Social Research (M. Hennink & I. Diamond). SENSITIVE INTERVIEWING. Interviewing on Sensitive Topics (R. Ingham, et al.). Interviewing Children with Learning Disabilities (R. Milne). Interviewing Spine Surgery Candidates: Presurgical Psychological Screening (C. Pladziewicz & A. Block). Ethics of Qualitative Interviewing in Grieving Families (P. Rosenblatt). INTERVIEWING IN ORGANISATIONAL CONTEXTS. The Employment Interview (D. Whetzel & M. McDaniel). The Interview as a Usability Tool (M. Young & N. Stanton). The Employment Interview and Race: A Review (A. Prewett-Livingston & H. Feild). INTERVIEWING FOR FORENSIC PURPOSES. Forensic Interviews of Children (M. Lamb, et al.).
Police Investigative Interviewing (R. Bull). Frames of Mind: Schemata Guiding Cognition and Conduct in the Interviewing of Suspected Offenders (A. Mortimer & E. Shepherd). Interviewing to Detect Deception (A. Vrij). Police Interviewing and Disputed Confessions (G. Gudjonsson). Interviewing Witnesses: The Cognitive Interview (A. Memon). Index.