forensic psychology has a late birth because studies on the clinical, educational and industrial sectors were more interesting. P>
In Spain can be considered until the 70s not an establishment produces the expert psychologist as an expert witness. p>
In order to define the term "Forensic Psychology" should remember that spans two great sciences, psychology and law. Understanding roughly psychology as a science that studies human behavior and the law of science that studies the rules to which man is subjected. Mindful of such terms and definitions that on Forensic Psychology, provided by different authors (Weiner and Hess -1987- -1990- Urra Garzon and Vazquez -1993 -1994 Dorsch) formulate a global definition: p>
"the Forensic Psychology can be defined as the science that is responsible for the collection, analysis and presentation of evidence and psychological assessments for judicial purposes" p>
the Forensic Psychology neglects administrative, civil, political or prosecutors, for:.
Muñoz (1975)..; identifies three different approaches of psychology within the legal field: p>
Depending on the type of legal organization that address you can find these different types of Forensic Psychology:
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