Title

Introduction: Deliberate firesetting - an overview

Date of this Version

2016

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Details

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Doley, R. M., Dickens, G. L., & Gannon, T. A. (2016). Introduction: Deliberate firesetting - an overview. In R. M. Doley, G. L. Dickens, & T. A. Gannon (Eds.), The psychology of arson: A practical guide to understanding and managing deliberate firesetters (pp. 1-9). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge

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© Copyright, 2016 Rebekah M. Doley, Geoffrey L. Dickens and Theresa A. Gannon

ISBN

9780415810685

Abstract

Throughout this volume we have aimed to provide a practical and pragmatic resource to assist professionals in their work with firesetters, firesetting and victims of this powerfully destructive behaviour. The text is divided into four parts: Part I: theories and typologies Part II: legal, investigative and preventative issues Part III: assessment and risk assessment Part IV: treatment, needs and management To aid accessibility, each chapter is summaries by an opening series of key points and by a concluding precis of practice implications. In this opening chapter we orientate the reader to the topic by outlining the key issues in deliberate firesetting as we understand them.

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