Eyewitness testimony and weapon focus

You will have heard the term eyewitness testimony before, but have you heard of weapon focus? An eyewitness is considered to be someone who has seen or hear a crime being committed. When the police are investigating a criminal act, they interview everyone who was in...

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The term Gaslighting has become more and more common. Most people tend to recognise gaslighting as being manipulated. However, this can be a little misleading. Gaslighting is actually the effect that the manipulation has on the person that has been subjected to...

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How does having an abusive parent affect children?

During the month of October, Crimepsych is focusing on building awareness of domestic abuse. Domestic abuse can come in many forms including verbal, physical, and emotional forms. Both men and women can inflict the abuse or be the victim. Domestic abuse is not limited...

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What is psychology?

When I first thought about studying the subject, I didn’t even know the difference between a psychiatrist and a psychologist. Life experience has taught me that there is no such thing as a silly question. If I am wondering, someone else probably is too. So, a...

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Male rape

When we think about rape, we usually imagine a man raping a woman. However, men can and do get raped in a variety of contexts. 20% of women and 4% of men have experienced some type of sexual assault since the age of 16. However, rape is one of the most under-reported...

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What happens when you report a rape

The process of reporting and investigating rape varies from country to country. In the UK, the government and police clearly set out the process that a person goes through and explains each stage in detail so you know what to expect when you initially report a rape....

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