Forensic psychology

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Research unit for forensic psychology

There is a need for awareness and knowledge of forensic psychology in today's society and particularly within the legal context. Psychologists take part in many different functions in the legal process, for example in criminal investigations, court proceedings and rehabilitation/treatment settings.

Education

We are teaching the following courses in Forensic Psychology at the Undergraduate level.

Members

The scientific leader of the group is professor Sven Å Christianson. The members of the research group are briefly presented below.

Research areas

The main research areas of the Research unit for forensic psychology are Trauma, crime and memory, Children as victims and witnesses, Investigative interviewing, Criminal investigative psychology and offenders, and Psychology in the court.

Research contacts

Visiting address
Frescati Hagv 8 - 14
Telephone: +46-8-16 2000 (exchange)
Fax: +46-8-15 9342

Head of department
Professor Håkan Fischer
hakan.fischer@psychology.su.se

Heads of divisions
Biological psychology
Professor Håkan Fischer
hakan.fischer@psychology.su.se

Clinical psychology
Professor Per Carlbring
per.carlbring@psychology.su.se

Cognitive psychology
Professor Timo Mäntylä
timo.mantyla@psychology.su.se

Perception and psychophysics
Professor Maria Larsson
maria.larsson@psychology.su.se

Personality, social and developmental psychology
Professor Torun Lindholm
tlm@psychology.su.se

Work and organizational psychology
Professor Magnus Sverke
magnus.sverke@psychology.su.se