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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)

Forensic Group Psychotherapy: The Portman Clinic Approach

Forensic Group Psychotherapy: The Portman Clinic Approach

Edited by John Woods, Andrew Williams

  • Paperback £29.99

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)

Invisible Trauma: Women, Difference and the Criminal Justice System

Invisible Trauma: Women, Difference and the Criminal Justice System

by Anna Motz, Maxine Dennis

  • Paperback £22.49 (RRP : £24.99 save £2.50)

There is an expectation that women will be nurturers and carers. Women who have been judged violent, destructive and criminal and who are detained in the criminal justice system can find themselves... (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)

Sadism: Psychoanalytic Developmental Perspectives

Sadism: Psychoanalytic Developmental Perspectives

Edited by Amita Sehgal

  • Paperback £28.99

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)

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)

Mothers Accused and Abused: Addressing Complex Psychological Needs

Mothers Accused and Abused: Addressing Complex Psychological Needs

Edited by Angela Foster

  • Paperback £26.99

Mothers Accused and Abused: Addressing Complex Psychological Needs brings together stories about mothers who are accused of harming, and in some cases killing, their children, children who... (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)

Mad or Bad?: A Critical Approach to Counselling and Forensic Psychology

Mad or Bad?: A Critical Approach to Counselling and Forensic Psychology

Edited by Andreas Vossler, Catriona Havard

  • Paperback £26.99

A cutting-edge text that provides a comprehensive introduction to mental health problems and criminal behaviour, this book explores the link between mental health and criminality and considers the... (more)

The End of the Sentence: The Future of Psychotherapy with Female Offenders

The End of the Sentence: The Future of Psychotherapy with Female Offenders

Edited by Pamela Stewart, Jessica Collier

  • Paperback £26.09 (RRP : £28.99 save £2.90)

HMP Holloway was the biggest women's prison in Europe, historically holding many infamous female criminals and eliciting intrigue and fascination from the public. The End of the Sentence documents... (more)

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

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

by Barry Maletzky

  • Paperback £32.99

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

  • Paperback £32.99

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

  • Paperback £34.99

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)

Personality Disorder: The Definitive Reader

Personality Disorder: The Definitive Reader

Edited by Gwen Adshead, Caroline Jacob

  • Paperback £25.00

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)

Forensic Aspects of Dissociative Identity Disorder

Forensic Aspects of Dissociative Identity Disorder

Edited by Adah Sachs, Graeme Galton

  • Paperback £34.99

This ground-breaking book examines the role of crime in the lives of people with Dissociative Identity Disorder, formerly known as Multiple Personality Disorder, a condition which appears to be... (more)

The Mind of the Paedophile: Psychoanalytic Perspectives

The Mind of the Paedophile: Psychoanalytic Perspectives

Edited by Charles W. Socarides, Loretta R. Loeb

  • Paperback £34.99

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)

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 £29.99

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)

Dangerous Patients: A Psychodynamic Approach to Risk Assessment and Management

Dangerous Patients: A Psychodynamic Approach to Risk Assessment and Management

Edited by Ronald Doctor

  • Paperback £34.99

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)

Forensic Psychotherapy and Psychopathology: Winnicottian Perspectives

Forensic Psychotherapy and Psychopathology: Winnicottian Perspectives

Edited by Brett Kahr

  • Paperback £34.99

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)

Forensic Case Histories: Understanding Serious Offending Behaviour in Men

Forensic Case Histories: Understanding Serious Offending Behaviour in Men

by Jackie Craissati

  • Paperback £32.99

Forensic Case Histories: Understanding Serious Offending Behaviour in Men examines men's violent and sexual offending behaviours, outlined through a series of real offender narratives, from a... (more)

Strengths-Based Approaches to Crime and Substance Use: From Drugs and Crime to Desistance and Recovery

Strengths-Based Approaches to Crime and Substance Use: From Drugs and Crime to Desistance and Recovery

Edited by David Best, Charlotte Colman

  • Paperback £27.59 (RRP : £29.99 save £2.40)

Although there is a strong and growing literature in the two areas of desistance and addiction recovery, they have developed along parallel pathways with little systematic assessment of the empirical... (more)

Understanding Psychopathy: The Biopsychosocial Perspective

Understanding Psychopathy: The Biopsychosocial Perspective

by Nicholas D. Thomson

  • Paperback £34.99

Understanding Psychopathy is an essential, accessible new guide on psychopathy and its development. Through the lens of the biopsychosocial model, Thomson explores a wide range of factors... (more)

Assessing Risk: A Relational Approach

Assessing Risk: A Relational Approach

by Stephen Blumenthal, Heather Wood

  • Paperback £32.99

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 £120.00

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)

Personal construct perspectives on forensic psychology:

Personal construct perspectives on forensic psychology:

by James Horley

  • Print £32.99

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 £45.99

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

  • Print £56.25

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

  • Print £34.99

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

  • Print £48.49

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)

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