The interview is one of the most used methods within psychology, and effective interviewing skills can be one of the most useful qualities you can possess. This Handbook provides an authoritative text on the psychology of interviewing,reviewing diagnosis and assessment in several contexts, such as: social, medical, forensic and occupational. Each chapter explores issues of methodology, theory,development and practice. Written in an easy-to-understand style it will be accessible to a range of practitioners including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, doctors and lawyers. NEW PAPERBACK VERSION - The first and only handbook on the psychology of interviewing. - Professional guidance for anyone who needs interviewing skills -social workers,market researchers,therapists etc. - Presents breath of knowledge by covering a wide range of interviewing techniques and contexts. - Well-known editors,and a lead editor with extensive publishing experience.