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Sadism: Psychoanalytic Developmental Perspectives

Sadism: Psychoanalytic Developmental Perspectives

Edited by Amita Sehgal

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Voyeuristic sadism as a form of entertainment seems to be on the rise, the increase corresponding with an upsurge in public appetite for sadomasochism as a recreational activity. Over the last... (more)

Psychotherapy with Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse: The Invisible Men

Psychotherapy with Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse: The Invisible Men

by Alan Corbett

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While the psychotherapeutic world has made significant strides in documenting the treatment of women victims of sexual abuse, little has been written on therapeutic responses to men. This may be... (more)

Sexual Abuse and the Sexual Offender: Common Man or Monster?

Sexual Abuse and the Sexual Offender: Common Man or Monster?

by Barry Maletzky

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Sexual Abuse and the Sexual Offender examines the myths perpetuated by the media and widely held by the public, by providing actual data, with case examples, to demonstrate how sexual offending... (more)

Consulting to Chaos: An Approach to Patient-Centred Reflective Practice

Consulting to Chaos: An Approach to Patient-Centred Reflective Practice

Edited by John Gordon, Gabriel Kirtchuk

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In clinical work, an awareness of patients’ subjective experiences, particularly their perceptions of interpersonal relationships, is indispensable. The aim of this book is to improve care and... (more)

Playing with Dynamite: A Personal Approach to the Psychoanalytic Understanding of Perversions, Violence, and Criminality

Playing with Dynamite: A Personal Approach to the Psychoanalytic Understanding of Perversions, Violence, and Criminality

by Estela V. Welldon

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Estela Welldon brings together a generous selection derived from her many literary gems, in which she illustrates her groundbreaking-and sometimes explosive-studies of female sexuality and... (more)

Murder: A Psychotherapeutic Investigation

Murder: A Psychotherapeutic Investigation

Edited by Ronald Doctor

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'This book... shines a bright light on a murky world. The contributors attempt to understand the origins of murder, but they also deal with the detail of treatment and show us how professionals are... (more)

Psychic Assaults and Frightened Clinicians: Countertransference in Forensic Settings

Psychic Assaults and Frightened Clinicians: Countertransference in Forensic Settings

Edited by John Gordon, Gabriel Kirtchuk

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Forensic Psychotherapy and Psychopathology: Winnicottian Perspectives

Forensic Psychotherapy and Psychopathology: Winnicottian Perspectives

Edited by Brett Kahr

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This exceptional book adds to the fast growing area of forensic psychotherapy and shows the relevance of Winnicott's work to therapy with some of the most deprived in our... (more)

Crime and Autism Spectrum Disorder: Myths and Mechanisms

Crime and Autism Spectrum Disorder: Myths and Mechanisms

by Neil Brewer, Robyn L. Young

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Having Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can - given certain situational conditions - make individuals more vulnerable to becoming caught up in criminal activity and vulnerable to unfavourable... (more)

Inside Views from the Dissociated Worlds of Extreme Violence: Human Beings as Merchandise

Inside Views from the Dissociated Worlds of Extreme Violence: Human Beings as Merchandise

by Gaby Breitenbach

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This book is primarily for psychotherapists, but is also for professionals such as lawyers, judges, doctors, and the clergy, and for victims. Different perspectives describe worlds of sadistic... (more)

Disabling Perversions: Forensic Psychotherapy with People with Intellectual Disabilities

Disabling Perversions: Forensic Psychotherapy with People with Intellectual Disabilities

by Alan Corbett

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The book offers an overview of how to work with some of the most damaged members of society - children and adults with intellectual disabilities who abuse others. Drawing on insight from two decades... (more)

Forensic Group Psychotherapy: The Portman Clinic Approach

Forensic Group Psychotherapy: The Portman Clinic Approach

Edited by John Woods, Andrew Williams

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Forensic Group Psychotherapy: The Portman Clinic Approach stands as a comprehensive account of theoretical and practical approaches to the group treatment of patients who present with problematic... (more)

The Internal World of the Juvenile Sex Offender: Through a Glass Darkly then Face to Face

The Internal World of the Juvenile Sex Offender: Through a Glass Darkly then Face to Face

by Timothy Keogh

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The book argues the case for the usefulness of an empirically based understanding of the internal world of juvenile sex offenders as a way of humanely relating to their difficulties. It details the... (more)

Insanity: Murder, Madness, and the Law

Insanity: Murder, Madness, and the Law

by Charles Patrick Ewing

  • Hardback £36.99

The insanity defense is one of the oldest fixtures of the Anglo-American legal tradition. Though it is available to people charged with virtually any crime, and is often employed without controversy,... (more)

Becoming Evil: How Ordinary People Commit Genocide and Mass Murder: Second Edition

Becoming Evil: How Ordinary People Commit Genocide and Mass Murder: Second Edition

by James E. Waller

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Social psychologist, James Waller uncovers the internal and external factors that can lead ordinary people to commit extraordinary acts of evil. Waller offers a sophisticated and comprehensive... (more)

Minds on Trial: Great Cases in Law and Psychology

Minds on Trial: Great Cases in Law and Psychology

by Charles P. Ewing, Joseph T. McCann

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Details twenty court cases that turned, at least in part, on the expertise of forensic psychologists and psychiatrists. This casebook also includes cases involved in psychological issues such as:... (more)

The Mind of the Paedophile: Psychoanalytic Perspectives

The Mind of the Paedophile: Psychoanalytic Perspectives

Edited by Charles W. Socarides, Loretta R. Loeb

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The Mind of the Paedophile discusses one of the most controversial and misunderstood subjects in the psychoanalytic arena today - paedophilia. A variety of treatments and therapies, including brain... (more)

Dangerous Patients: A Psychodynamic Approach to Risk Assessment and Management

Dangerous Patients: A Psychodynamic Approach to Risk Assessment and Management

Edited by Ronald Doctor

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This thought-provoking new collection - the fourth volume in the Forensic Psychotherapy Monograph Series - investigates the inherent difficulties in risk assessment. We have all read the lurid... (more)

A Practical Guide to Forensic Psychotherapy

A Practical Guide to Forensic Psychotherapy

Edited by Estela V. Welldon, Cleo Van Velsen

  • Paperback £25.00

This practical text covers both the theory and practice of forensic psychology, and contains a range of case studies concerning not only violent crime but also 'white collar' crime. It also provides... (more)

Assessing Risk: A Relational Approach

Assessing Risk: A Relational Approach

by Stephen Blumenthal, Heather Wood

  • Paperback £27.99

Assessing Risk: A Relational Approach offers the practitioner a novel framework for understanding the complex and subtle issues involved in assessing and managing risks related to violence and sexual... (more)

Forensic Psychotherapy

Forensic Psychotherapy

Edited by Jessica Yakeley, Gill McGauley

  • Hardback £103.50 (RRP : £115.00 save £11.50)

Forensic psychotherapy explores the roots of violent, sexual and antisocial behaviour. It is a relatively recently created discipline that applies psychoanalytic knowledge to the assessment,... (more)

Predators: Pedophiles, Rapists, and Other Sex Offenders: Who They Are, How They Operate, and How we can Protect Ourselves and our Children

Predators: Pedophiles, Rapists, and Other Sex Offenders: Who They Are, How They Operate, and How we can Protect Ourselves and our Children

by Anna Salter

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A nationally renowned consultant on sex offenders offers a chilling and insightful psychological profile of this particular kink in the human animal, revealing how they think and how and why they... (more)

Personal construct perspectives on forensic psychology:

Personal construct perspectives on forensic psychology:

by James Horley

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This volume provides a new approach to the three main areas of application of forensic psychology; rehabilitation of offenders, work with police, and research and consultation on legal issues and... (more)

Psychopathy: Antisocial, Criminal, and Violent Behaviour

Psychopathy: Antisocial, Criminal, and Violent Behaviour

by Theodore Millon

  • Paperback £38.69 (RRP : £42.99 save £4.30)

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... (more)

The Psychology of Group Aggression

The Psychology of Group Aggression

by Arnold P. Goldstein

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This book's comprehensive journey starts with group dynamics theory and research by reviewing its relationship to aggression. The author provides a unique and valuable insight into the different... (more)

Neither Bad Nor Mad: Competing Discourses of Psychiatry, Law, Politics

Neither Bad Nor Mad: Competing Discourses of Psychiatry, Law, Politics

by Deidre N Greig

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This book looks at what happened when the government of Victoria, Australia, enacted special legislation to detain one person with a severe antisocial personality disorder on the grounds of his... (more)

Psychlogical Injuries: Forensic Assessment, Treatment and the Law

Psychlogical Injuries: Forensic Assessment, Treatment and the Law

Edited by William J. Koch, Tonia L. Nicholls

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Focussing especially on posttraumatic stress disorder, it addresses the current status and empirical limitations of forensic assessments of psychological injuries and alerts readers to common... (more)

Memory and suggestibility in the forensic interview:

Memory and suggestibility in the forensic interview:

Edited by Jodi A. Quas, Mitchell L. Eisen

  • Hardback £103.50 (RRP : £115.00 save £11.50)

Memories are the ultimate foundation of testimony in legal settings ranging from criminal trials to divorce mediations and custody hearings. Yet there is mounting evidence of the various ways in... (more)

The Psychology of Stalking: Clinical and Forensic Perspectives

The Psychology of Stalking: Clinical and Forensic Perspectives

Edited by J. Reid Meloy

  • Paperback £38.99

This is the first scholarly book on stalking ever published. Virtually every serious writer and researcher in this area of criminal psychopathology has contributed a chapter. These chapters explore... (more)

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