Identifying psychological vulnerabilities: Studies on police suspects’ mental health issues and police officers’ views

@article{Geijsen2018IdentifyingPV,
  title={Identifying psychological vulnerabilities: Studies on police suspects’ mental health issues and police officers’ views},
  author={Koen Geijsen and C. de Ruiter and N. Kop},
  journal={Cogent Psychology},
  year={2018},
  volume={5}
}
Abstract Psychological vulnerabilities in police suspects may interfere with the demands of police interrogations, and thereby increase the risk of an unreliable statement, or even a false confession. This study examined: (1) the prevalence of a number of psychological vulnerabilities in police arrestees, and (2) the views of police officers on identifying vulnerable suspects. Both have not been studied previously in the Dutch context. Psychological assessments of a sample of police suspects (N… Expand
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