Psychopathy and Criminal Behavior

Psychopathy and Criminal Behavior: Current Trends and Challenges fills a gap in the market by covering new topics and angles not addressed in other literature. The book's authors approach the interaction of psychopathy with different types of crime, reflecting on comorbidity with other disorders, symptoms and emotional function. In addition to examining questions of prevention and treatment, they present new developments with solid theory and scientific evidence, also addressing forensic realities. This is a must-have guide for practitioners, students or anyone interested in psychopathy, criminal behavior and the various avenues of treatment. Provides a direct and concise approach, reflecting on the construct of psychopathy and its implications in forensic settings Includes sections on models of development in psychopathy and the neuropsychological fundamentals of the role of psychopathy in violent behavior Written for researchers, practitioners and students

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  • Author : Paulo Barbosa Marques
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 250 pages
  • ISBN : 9780128114193
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Psychopathy and Criminal Behavior

Psychopathy and Criminal Behavior
  • Author : Paulo Barbosa Marques,Mauro Paulino,Laura Alho
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 March 2021
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Psychopathy and Criminal Behavior: Current Trends and Challenges fills a gap in the market by covering new topics and angles not addressed in other literature. The book's authors approach the interaction of psychopathy with different types of crime, reflecting on comorbidity with other disorders, symptoms and emotional function. In addition to examining questions of prevention and treatment, they present new developments with solid theory and scientific evidence, also addressing forensic realities. This is a must-have guide for practitioners, students or

Routledge International Handbook of Psychopathy and Crime

Routledge International Handbook of Psychopathy and Crime
  • Author : Matt DeLisi
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 15 August 2018
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For over two centuries, psychopathy has stood as perhaps the most formidable risk factor for antisocial behavior, crime, and violence. The Routledge International Handbook of Psychopathy and Crime presents the state-of-the-art on the full landscape of research on antisocial behavior that employs psychopathy as a central correlate. It is the largest and most comprehensive work of its kind, and includes contributions from renowned scholars from around the world. Organized into five distinctive sections, this book covers the etiology of psychopathy;

Psychopathy

Psychopathy
  • Author : Theodore Millon,Erik Simonsen,Morten Birket-Smith,Roger D. Davis
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release : 18 December 2002
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Psychopathy remains one of the least understood personality disorders and one of the most intransigent to therapeutic amelioration. Encompassing all the significant viewpoints regarding the nature of psychopathic personalities, this volume surveys current typologies and treatment approaches.

Psychopathy and Criminal Behavior

Psychopathy and Criminal Behavior
  • Author : Paulo Barbosa Marques,Mauro Paulino,Laura Alho
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 01 March 2021
GET THIS BOOKPsychopathy and Criminal Behavior

Psychopathy and Criminal Behavior: Current Trends and Challenges fills a gap in the market by covering new topics and angles not addressed in other literature. The book's authors approach the interaction of psychopathy with different types of crime, reflecting on comorbidity with other disorders, symptoms and emotional function. In addition to examining questions of prevention and treatment, they present new developments with solid theory and scientific evidence, also addressing forensic realities. This is a must-have guide for practitioners, students or

No Remorse: Psychopathy and Criminal Justice

No Remorse: Psychopathy and Criminal Justice
  • Author : Jacqueline B. Helfgott
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 09 November 2018
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An in-depth interdisciplinary perspective on psychopathy suitable for those interested in criminology and criminal justice, sociology, psychology, anthropology, and other social science as well as general knowledge. • Offers an in-depth, interdisciplinary perspective on psychopathy, useful across a range of fields and for general readers • Covers the history of the concept of psychopathy, and its move into criminal justice policy and practice • Examines the remorse factor and its role in criminal proceedings • Reflects the subject knowledge of an author who is

Psychopathy

Psychopathy
  • Author : D.J. Cooke,Adelle E. Forth,Robert D. Hare
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 December 2012
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Psychopathy is a very important concept for those working in the field of criminal justice - investigators, prosecutors, and those who have to evaluate, manage and treat offenders. In Psychopathy: Theory, Research and Implications for Society, detailed, empirically based contributions by the world's leading researchers describe the relevance of the construct to practical and policy issues, examining its relevance to such topics as treatment, risk management and recidivism. The use of the concept in a range of populations is discussed,

Why We Love Serial Killers

Why We Love Serial Killers
  • Author : Scott Bonn
  • Publisher : Skyhorse
  • Release : 28 October 2014
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For decades now, serial killers have taken center stage in the news and entertainment media. The coverage of real-life murderers such as Ted Bundy and Jeffrey Dahmer has transformed them into ghoulish celebrities. Similarly, the popularity of fictional characters such as Hannibal “The Cannibal” Lecter or Dexter demonstrates just how eager the public is to be frightened by these human predators. But why is this so? Could it be that some of us have a gruesome fascination with serial killers

Psychopathy as Unified Theory of Crime

Psychopathy as Unified Theory of Crime
  • Author : Matt DeLisi
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 05 October 2016
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This book applies the psychopathy concept toward the understanding of crime. Drawing on hundreds of studies and his own clinical, research, and practitioner experience working with the most antisocial and violent offenders, the author demonstrates that psychopathy can explain all forms of crime across the life course, and also examines the biosocial foundations of the disorder. With an abundance of case studies and historical references, written in a distinctive writing style, the book is equally fascinating to the academic scholar

Understanding Female Offenders

Understanding Female Offenders
  • Author : Jason M. Smith,Carl B. Gacono,Ted B. Cunliffe
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 31 March 2021
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According to the Sentencing Project, between 1980 and 2017, the number of incarcerated women increased by more than 750%, rising from a total of 26,378 in 1980 to 225,060 in 2017 and the number continues to rise. Dealing with incarcerated women and specifically psychopathic women can be challenging. Understanding Female Offenders: Psychopathy, Criminal Behavior, Assessment, and Treatment provides readers with a better conceptualization of the psychopathic/non-psychopathic female. This includes better ways of interviewing, assessing, and treating these women, and clinical caveats with case examples to assist

Psychopathy and Law

Psychopathy and Law
  • Author : Helinä Häkkänen-Nyholm
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 23 March 2012
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Psychopathy and Law: A Practitioner's Guide provides those working in the fields of law, the military, social and health services, politics, and business with a comprehensive introduction to psychopathy and the ways of thinking that guide the psychopathic mind. Features case examples and - unique from previous texts in the field - links these to theory and empirical research Represents an up-to-date resource for scientists examining psychopathy Covers issues that have never been dealt with in regard to psychopathy, including

The Psychology of Criminal and Antisocial Behavior

The Psychology of Criminal and Antisocial Behavior
  • Author : Wayne Petherick,Grant Sinnamon
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 December 2016
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The Psychology of Criminal and Antisocial Behavior: Victim and Offenders Perspectives is not just another formulaic book on forensic psychology. Rather, it opens up new areas of enquiry to busy practitioners and academics alike, exploring topics using a practical approach to social deviance that is underpinned by frontier research findings, policy, and international trends. From the relationship between psychopathology and crime, and the characteristics of catathymia, compulsive homicide, sadistic violence, and homicide victimology, to adult sexual grooming, domestic violence, and

Psychopathy

Psychopathy
  • Author : Federico Durbano
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 20 December 2017
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This book collects the contribution of a selected number of clinical psychiatrists interested in the clinical evaluation of specific issues on psychopathy. The nine chapters of the book address some relevant issues related to nosography, early recognition and treatment, bio-psycho-social models (in particular cognitive-behavioral and ethological ones), and social and familial consequences of psychopathic personality.

Psychopathy

Psychopathy
  • Author : Andrea L. Glenn,Adrian Raine
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release : 07 March 2014
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The last two decades have seen tremendous growth in biological research on psychopathy, a mental disorder distinguished by traits including a lack of empathy or emotional response, egocentricity, impulsivity, and stimulation seeking. But how does a psychopath’s brain work? What makes a psychopath? Psychopathy provides a concise, non-technical overview of the research in the areas of genetics, hormones, brain imaging, neuropsychology, environmental influences, and more, focusing on explaining what we currently know about the biological foundations for this disorder

Aggression and Violence Throughout the Life Span

Aggression and Violence Throughout the Life Span
  • Author : Ray DeV Peters,Robert J. McMahon,Vernon L. Quinsey
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications, Incorporated
  • Release : 16 September 1992
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This volume provides a unique life span developmental perspective on a major social problem - aggressive and violent behaviour. Among the topics explored are bullying among schoolchildren, helping families change, wife battering, sex offenders and elder abuse. Integrating empirical research with clinical applications, contributors start by examining issues in the development of aggressive behaviour in young children and its progression in older children and adolescents. An exploration of the cause, effect and treatment of such behaviour in adults follows.

Corporate Psychopathy

Corporate Psychopathy
  • Author : Katarina Fritzon,Nathan Brooks,Simon Croom
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 23 December 2019
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This book analyses the conceptualization of psychopathic personality disorder for criminal/forensic populations and examines in depth the emerging phenomenon of the ‘corporate psychopath’. In doing so its authors expose the paradoxical nature of the disorder: while it is frequently associated with antisocial, criminal and predatory behaviour, more recent studies have highlighted examples of creative, visionary and inspiring leaders who are also found to present a high degree of psychopathy. They focus on the nature, behaviours and consequences of psychopathy