Psychopathy: Antisocial, Criminal, and Violent Behavior

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Theodore Millon, Erik Simonsen, Morten Birket-Smith, Roger D. Davis
Guilford Press, 2002 - Psychology - 476 pages
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Psychopathy remains one of the least understood personality disorders and one of the most intransigent to therapeutic amelioration. Better understanding of this disorder is not helped by its DSM definition, which specifies diagnostic criteria in terms of concrete antisocial behaviors rather than psychological dynamics. In a concerted effort to remedy this situation, this volume brings together a distinguished array of contributors to provide a comprehensive review of research on psychopathy--its nature, causes, and effects on the individual and society, as well as current management approaches.
  

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Contents

Historical Conceptions of Psychopathy in the United States and Europe
3
Psychopathy An Elusive Concept with Moral Overtones
32
Personality and Crime
40
Psychopathy and the Contribution of Personality to Violence
50
Evil Intent Violence and Disorders of the Will
69
The Internal World of the Psychopath
95
Antisocial Character and Behavior Threats and Solutions
110
The Case for Parental Licensure
122
CrossCultural Aspects of Psychopathy
260
A Biopsychosocial Model of Psychopathy
277
COMORBIDITY
289
Psychopathy and Psychiatric Comorbidity
291
Psychopathy in the Pedophile
304
Comorbidity of Alcoholism and Psychopathy
321
Antisocial Personality Disorder and Narcotic Addiction
332
Sadistic Personality in Murderers
346

Psychopathy or Antisocial Personality in Forensic Settings
144
TYPOLOGIES
159
Ten Subtypes of Psychopathy
161
Psychopathy and the FiveFactor Model of Personality
171
Psychopaths and Their Nature Implications for the Mental Health and Criminal Justice Systems
188
ETIOLOGY
213
Genetics and Antisocial Personality Disorder
215
Neurobiology in Psychopathy
231
Psychopathic Children Indicators of Organic Dysfunction
247
TREATMENT
357
Psychopharmacological Treatment and Impulsivity
359
The Psychotherapeutic Management of Psychopathic Narcissistic and Paranoid Transferences
372
A GroupAnalytic Approach to Psychopaths The Ring of Truth
393
Therapeutic Community Treatment for Severe Personality Disorders
407
The Management of Dangerous Psychopaths in Prison
431
Treating the Untreatable in Denmark Past and Present
458
Index
463
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Edited by Theodore Millon, PhD, DSc, Institute for Advanced Studies in Personology and Psychopathology, Coral Gables, FL, Erik Simonsen, MD, Institute of Personality Theory and Psychopathology, Roskilde, Denmark, Morten Birket-Smith, MD, Department of Psychiatry, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark, and Roger D. Davis, PhD, Institute for Advanced Studies in Personology and Psychopathology, Coral Gables, FL

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