WiththepopularityoftelevisionshowslikeCriminalMindsandCSI,alongwithanumberofmoviesthatdepictthejob,hascomeaneverincreasinginterestinthetaskofcriminalprofiling.

Thecriminalprofilerisoftenseenasabitofmagician,weavingtheirpsychologicalabilitiestomakepredictionsaboutpotential[...]

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Forensicpsychiatryisbothasub-fieldofpsychiatryandasub-fieldofforensics/criminology.

Assuchtheforensicpsychiatristneedstonotonlygothroughallthenecessarystudy,trainingandcertificationtobecomeapsychiatrist,theyalsoneedtounderstandtheirrolewithintheconfinesofthelegalandcriminaljusticesystems.

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Ofallthejobsthatarebasedwithinthefiledofforensics,itispossiblytheforensicscientistwhohasthemostcrucialroletoplay.

Theyareattheheartofthemajorityofallmajorcriminalinvestigationsandtheirskillscanbecrucialinhelpingidentifysuspects,solvecasesandconvictcriminals.

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Workingasaforensicpsychologistcanprovideyouwithacareerthatisbothchallengingandrewarding.

Youwillbedealingwithawiderangeofsituationsandclientsandplayingacrucialroleinhelpingcourtsdecideuponthementalstateofcriminalsbothatthetimeoftheircrime,andwhenthetrial[...]

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What Is Criminalistics?

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Criminalisticsisawordthatisusedtocoverarangeofdifferentjobsandtaskswithinthefieldofforensicscienceandcriminalinvestigation.

Thesejobsplayanimportantpartinunderstandingwhathappenedatacrimescenebyanalyzingarangeofpsychicalevidenceusing[...]

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