The Psychology of Interrogations and Confessions: A Handbook


This volume, a sequel to The Psychology of Interrogations, Confessions and Testimony which is widely acclaimed by both scientists and practitioners, brings the field completely up-to-date and focuses in particular on aspects of vulnerability, confabulation and false confessions.

The is an unrivalled integration of scientific knowledge of the psychological processes and research relating to interrogation, with the practical investigative and legal issues that bear upon obtaining, and using in court, evidence from interrogations of suspects.

• Accessible style which will appeal to academics, students and practitioners

• Authoritative integration of theory, research, practical implications and vivid case illustration

• Coverage of topical issues like confabulation, false memory, and false confessions
Part of the Wiley Series in The Psychology of Crime, Policing and Law

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • John Pearse
  • Gisli H. Gudjonsson
  • Lorca Morello
  • J. A. C. Mackeith
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Hoboken, NJ
Publication year:
  • 2003


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