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Interviewing to assess and manage threats of violence

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Title: Interviewing to assess and manage threats of violence
Authors: Geurts, Renate
Issue Date: 15-Aug-2017
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Psychology ; Psykologiska institutionen
Parts of work: Geurts, R., Granhag, P. A., Ask, K., & Vrij, A. (2016). Taking threats to the lab: Introducing an experimental paradigm for studying verbal threats. Journal of Threat Assessment and Management, 3, 53-64.

Geurts, R., Ask, K., Granhag, P. A., & Vrij, A. (2017). Eliciting information from people who pose a threat: Counter-interview strategies examined. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 6, 158-166.

Geurts, R., Granhag, P. A., Ask, K., & Vrij, A. (2017). Assessing threats of violence: Professional skill or common sense? Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling. Advanced online publication.

Date of Defence: 2017-09-15
Disputation: Friday 15 September 2017, 10.00 AM, Psychologen, Haraldsgatan 1
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Doctoral Dissertation
Keywords: threat assessment
threat management
human intelligence gathering
investigative interviewing
true and false intentions
Abstract: Persons who pose threats of violence can be rich sources of information for professionals charged with ensuring safety and security. The interviewing of threateners is thus considered important among such professionals, but research on the topic is scarce. This thesis seeks to advance current knowledge by proposing a scientific perspective on effective threat assessment and management (TAM) interviewing. What are the expected dynamics when interacting with persons who threaten to cause harm and,... more
ISBN: 978-91-984178-3-8
ISSN: 1101-718X
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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