Forensic psychology and correctional psychology: Distinct but related subfields of psychological science and practice.

@article{Neal2018ForensicPA,
  title={Forensic psychology and correctional psychology: Distinct but related subfields of psychological science and practice.},
  author={Tess M S Neal},
  journal={The American psychologist},
  year={2018},
  volume={73 5},
  pages={
          651-662
        }
}
  • T. Neal
  • Published 12 February 2018
  • Psychology
  • The American psychologist
This article delineates 2 separate but related subfields of psychological science and practice applicable across all major areas of the field (e.g., clinical, counseling, developmental, social, cognitive, community). Forensic and correctional psychology are related by their historical roots, involvement in the justice system, and the shared population of people they study and serve. The practical and ethical contexts of these subfields is distinct from other areas of psychology-and from one… 

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