This book examines the causes, classification, prediction, prevention intervention, and treatment of criminal behavior from a social psychological perspective. It presents the criminal offender as existing on a continuum, ranging from the serious, repetitive offender who begins his/her criminal career at a very young age to the adolescent-limited offender who usually begins offending during adolescence. Chapter topics feature up-to-date discussions on terrorism, juvenile psychopathy, sexual predators, drugs and crime, prostitution, correctional classification, correctional treatment, risk factors for delinquency, corporate and occupational crime, and cyber crime. For any professional in criminal justice-- probation officers; juvenile detention workers, victim advocates, caseworkers in corrections, etc.; and any mental health worker working with juveniles, criminal suspects, defendants, or offenders--correctional psychologists, forensic psychologists, police psychologists, and school counselors and administrators.Bartol, Curt R. is the author of 'Criminal Behavior: A Psychosocial Approach - Curt R. Bartol - Hardcover' with ISBN 9780131931695 and ISBN 0131931695.