Gwen Adshead

Dr. Gwen Adshead is a leading psychiatrist and psychotherapist. Alongside her continuing work at Broadmoor Hospital as a Consultant Forensic Psychotherapist, where she runs psychotherapuetic groups for offenders, she also works in a medium secure unit in Hampshire. She has published a number of academic books and over one hundred papers. She was honoured with the President's Medal for services to psychiatry in 2013.

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The Devil You Know: Stories of Human Cruelty and Compassion

The Devil You Know: Stories of Human Cruelty and Compassion

by Gwen Adshead, Eileen Horne

  • Hardback £15.29 (RRP : £16.99 save £1.70)

Serial homicide. Stalking. Arson. Gang crime. Who are the people behind these acts of terrible violence? What are their stories? And what is it like to sit opposite them? Dr Gwen Adshead is one of... (more)

A Matter of Security: The Application of Attachment Theory to Forensic Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

A Matter of Security: The Application of Attachment Theory to Forensic Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

Edited by Friedemann Pfafflin, Gwen Adshead

  • Paperback £39.99

This book also discusses the development of personality in terms of interpersonal functioning and relationships with others, which is essential to understanding both interpersonal violence and... (more)

Personality Disorder: The Definitive Reader

Personality Disorder: The Definitive Reader

Edited by Gwen Adshead, Caroline Jacob

  • Paperback £27.99

Offers a comprehensive and accessible collection of papers that will be practically useful to practitioners working in secure and non-secure settings with patients who have personality disorders.... (more)

Medical Psychotherapy

Medical Psychotherapy

Edited by Jessica Yakeley, James Johnston

  • Paperback £59.00

Medical Psychotherapy draws together succinct descriptions of the major models of psychotherapy, written by specialists who offer an accessible, theoretical, and evidence based depiction of each... (more)

Ethical Issues in Forensic Mental Health Research

Ethical Issues in Forensic Mental Health Research

Edited by Gwen Adshead, Christine Brown

  • Paperback £32.99

A contemporary case-based discussion of ethical dilemmas faced by researchers in forensic mental health, this book offers useful guidance to anyone planning research in this field. It focuses on... (more)

Munchausen's Syndrome by Proxy: Current Issues in Assessment, Treatment and Research

Munchausen's Syndrome by Proxy: Current Issues in Assessment, Treatment and Research

by Gwen Adshead, Deborah Brooke

  • Print £67.00

This work reviews the current state of knowledge of Munchausen's syndrome by proxy, a type of child abuse which causes wide concern. Two main areas are covered: new directions in research, and... (more)

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