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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 £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)

Early Prevention of Adult Antisocial Behaviour

Early Prevention of Adult Antisocial Behaviour

Edited by David P. Farrington, Jeremy W. Coid

  • Print £97.99

Examines the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of early prevention programmes on levels of adult antisocial behaviour. (more)

Prison violence: Conflict, power and victimization

Prison violence: Conflict, power and victimization

by Kimmett Edgar, Carol Martin

  • Print £120.00

Prisons are dangerous places - assaults and threats are pervasive - this is attributable to the characteristics of the captive population and an institutional culture which promotes violence. This... (more)

Violent Adolescents: Understanding the Destructive Impulse

Violent Adolescents: Understanding the Destructive Impulse

Edited by Lynn Greenwood

  • Paperback £34.99

This volume looks at the reasons behind adolescent violence, and illuminates the earlier disturbances in the life history of the adolescent, which contribute to violent behaviour. The contributors... (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)

Anxiety at 35,000 Feet: An Introduction to Clinical Aerospace Psychology

Anxiety at 35,000 Feet: An Introduction to Clinical Aerospace Psychology

by Robert Bor, Brett Kahr

  • Paperback £34.99

Fear of flying is a growing problem among both passengers and airline crews. Recent terrorist attacks have heightened the levels of anxiety and fear when boarding a plane. In this volume, one of... (more)

Offender rehabilitation in practice: Implementing and evaluating effective programs

Offender rehabilitation in practice: Implementing and evaluating effective programs

Edited by G.A. Bernfeld

  • Print £67.50

This book to focuses on the transfer of knowledge of worldwide effective offender rehabilitation programmes. It reviews "real world" challenges of programme effectiveness and survival and offers... (more)

Coordinating community response to domestic violence: Lessons from the Duluth model

Coordinating community response to domestic violence: Lessons from the Duluth model

Edited by Melanie F. Shepard, Ellen L. Pence

  • Paperback £67.00

The 'Duluth Model' is a widely disseminated approach to community-based intervention in domestic violence. This authoritative and comprehensive volume examines how to develop a response to domestic... (more)

Prison on wheels:

Prison on wheels:

by Eva Langley-Danos

  • Print £26.99

This work is a survivor's record of a horrific 17-day journey through Nazi Germany to Burhgau, one of Nazi Germany's vast network of labour and concentration camps. (more)

Suicide in Prisons

Suicide in Prisons

Edited by Graham J. Towl

  • Print £50.00

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Violence and Mental Disorder

Violence and Mental Disorder

by Stephen and Lavander Blumenthal

  • Paperback £39.99

Violence and Mental Disorder takes the debate about violence into new territory by increasing our understanding of the wide range of factors associated with the commission of violence. (more)

Handbook of Offender Assessment and Treatment:

Handbook of Offender Assessment and Treatment:

by Clive Hollin

  • Print £235.00

This handbook provides a resource on the rehabilitation and treatment of offenders in community, residential prison and secure hospital settings. It includes a range of approaches to treatment,... (more)

Forensic nursing and multidisciplinary care of the mentally disordered offender:

Forensic nursing and multidisciplinary care of the mentally disordered offender:

by David Robinson, Alyson Kettles

  • Print £32.99

This volume is an account of forensic nursing and its role within the wider professional team. Its aim is to provide a multidisciplinary perspective on the training needed to work with mentally... (more)

Male Victims of Sexual Assault

Male Victims of Sexual Assault

by Gillian Mezey

  • Print £162.50

This work reports on the first epidemiological study of male sexual victimization in Europe and challenges the stereotype of gay men as sexual predators. It discusses male rape in prisons,... (more)

Children and interparental violence: the impact of exposure

Children and interparental violence: the impact of exposure

Edited by B.B. Robbie Rossman, Mindy S. Rosenberg

  • Print £120.00

This text, rich with impeccable research, current theories, and treatment strategies, pays specific and unique attention to the families' ethnic backgrounds, parents' sexual orientations and forensic... (more)

Interviewing children: A guide for child care and forensic practitioners

Interviewing children: A guide for child care and forensic practitioners

by Michelle Aldridge, Joanne Wood

  • Print £56.25

This text offers practitioners an understanding of children's language abilities at different development stages, and gives clear guidelines on strategies that professionals might adopt to facilitate... (more)

Risk management with suicidal patients:

Risk management with suicidal patients:

Edited by Bruce Bongar, Ronald W. Maris

  • Print £21.99

This volume aims to show clinicians how to incorporate risk-management procedures into their practice whilst maintaining a high level of patient care. Chapters examine the clinical and forensic risks... (more)

Personality Disorders: Recognition and Clinical Management

Personality Disorders: Recognition and Clinical Management

by Jonathan H. Dowson, Adrian T. Grounds

  • Print £138.00

With detailed coverage of recognition, assessment and management, this text provides an account of those aspects of personality disorders which are of relevance to psychiatrists, clinical... (more)

Working with Sex Offenders in Prisons and Through Release into the Com

Working with Sex Offenders in Prisons and Through Release into the Com

by Alec Spencer

  • Print £39.99

This study looks at the wide range of issues and problems relating to the management of sexual offenders in prisons. The author makes a case for implementing treatment for sexual offenders within... (more)

Violence: Reflections on our deadliest epidemic

Violence: Reflections on our deadliest epidemic

by James Gilligan

  • Paperback £39.99

This work lays the foundation for a complete rethinking of the nature and meaning of violence in society. The author reveals the motives of men who commit violent crimes and men who not only kill... (more)

Cognitive Behavioural Treatment of Sexual Offenders

Cognitive Behavioural Treatment of Sexual Offenders

Edited by William L. Marshall, Yolanda Fernandez

  • Paperback £62.50

Sexual offending is an extensive problem in our societies causing untold harm to many innocent victims. This treatment programme presses these offenders into facing the facts and taking... (more)

Bad Men Do What Good Men Dream: A Forensic Psychiatrist Illuminates the Darker Side of Human Behaviour

Bad Men Do What Good Men Dream: A Forensic Psychiatrist Illuminates the Darker Side of Human Behaviour

by Robert I. Simon

  • Print £45.00

This text provides insights into the minds of rapists, serial killers, psychopaths, and other individuals whose behaviour both frightens and fascinates us. It works to break down the false separation... (more)

Prison Theatre: Perspectives and Practices

Prison Theatre: Perspectives and Practices

Edited by James Thompson

  • Paperback £39.99

This work provides a cross-section of the variety of theatre programmes with offenders. It aims to inform debate both in the criminal justice system and in discussions about the role and function of... (more)

Race, Culture and Ethnicity in Secure Psychiatric Practice: Working with Difference

Race, Culture and Ethnicity in Secure Psychiatric Practice: Working with Difference

Edited by Charles Kaye, Tony Lingiah

  • Print £32.99

People from ethnic minorities are overrepresented in secure psychiatric care, and have been reported to receive differential treatment from staff. This text questions whether Western, white-oriented... (more)

Mentally Disordered Offenders

Mentally Disordered Offenders

Edited by David Webb, Robert Harris

  • Paperback £36.99

This book asks for better care of mentally disturbed law breakers and the need to divert them from imprisonment. (more)

Forensic Psychiatry, Race and Culture

Forensic Psychiatry, Race and Culture

Edited by Suman Fernando, Melba Wilson

  • Paperback £34.99

Forensic psychiatry is the discipline which distinguishes the "mad" from the "bad", but are its values inherently racist? Why are individuals from non-Western backgrounds over-represented... (more)

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