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International Handbook on Psychopathic Disorders and the Law

Format:  Boxed Set,

1250 pages

Publisher: Wiley-Interscience

Publish Date: Mar 2008

ISBN-13: 9780470011850

ISBN-10: 0470011858

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The economic impact of society's efforts to rehabilitate and contain psychopathically disordered individuals can be enormous. Understanding these disorders, developing valid assessment methods and providing safe, effective treatments is therefore of paramount importance. Reflecting the work of a truly international panel of experts from Europe, North America and Asia, the "International Handbook on Psychopathic Disorders and the Law" offers an in-depth, multidisciplinary look at key aspects of the development and etiology of psychopathic disorders, current methods of intervention, treatment and management, and how these disorders impact decision-making in civil and criminal law.

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Publisher: Wiley-Interscience
Publish Date: Mar 2008
ISBN-13: 9780470011850
ISBN-10: 0470011858
Format: Boxed Set
Number of Pages: 1250
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 6.12
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 7.02 x 3.5 x 10.19
Walmart No.: 9780470011850

Chapter outline

About the Editors
Contributors
Preface to Volume I
Acknowledgements
Introduction to Volume I
Conceptual History
History and Conceptual Development of Psychopathic Disorders
Assessment
Psychiatric Assessment
Psychological Instruments in the Assessment of Psychopathy
Functional and Structural Brain Imaging Research on Psychopathy
Psychophysiological Correlates of Psychopathic Disorders
Cognitive Correlates
Violence: Psychopathology, Risk Assessment and Lawsuits
Risks of Diagnosing Psychopathic Disorders
Etiology and Pathogenesis
The Genetics of Psychopathic Disorders
Neuroimaging Perspectives in Pathogenesis and Therapeutic Strategies
Electrophysiology
The Role of ADHD in the Etiology and Outcome of Antisocial Behavior and Psychopathy
Brain Trauma
Acquired Psychopathy and the Assessment of Traumatic Brain Injury
Comorbidities of Psychopathy and Antisocial Personality Disorder: Prevalence and Implications
The Paraphilias and Psychopathy
Family Upbringing": Family Factors as Predictors for the Development of Antisocial Behavior and Psychopathy Dimensions
Discipline by Parents and Child Psychopathology
Social Origins of Psychopathy
A Psychoanalytic View of the Psychopath
Women and Girls with Psychopathic Characteristics
Educational Issues
Intervention, Treatment and Management
Intervention, Treatment and Management of ADHD
Pharmacotherapy of Clinical Aggression in Individuals with Psychopathic Disorders
Treatment and Management of Conduct Disorders in Children and Adolescents
Psychotherapy of the Psychopathic Disorders
Comprehensive Outpatient Treatment and Management
Antisocial Disorders and Domestic Violence: Treatment Considerations
Workplace Violence Goes Beyond Psychopathology
Addressing the Associated Conditions of Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Experiential and Community Treatment of Adult Antisocial Syndromes
Legal, Medical and Social Impediments to better Psychopaths: How Best to Deal with Persons with Psychopathi

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The economic impact of society’s efforts to rehabilitate and contain psychopathically disordered individuals can be enormous. Understanding these disorders, developing valid assessment methods and providing safe, effective treatments is therefore of paramount importance. Reflecting the work of a truly international panel of experts from Europe, North America and Asia, the International Handbook on Psychopathic Disorders and the Law offers an in-depth, multidisciplinary look at key aspects of the development and etiology of psychopathic disorders, current methods of intervention, treatment and management, and how these disorders impact decision-making in civil and criminal law.

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