International Handbook on Psychopathic Disorders and the Law
Alan Felthous, Henning Sass
John Wiley & Sons, May 14, 2012 - Psychology - 512 pages
Reflecting the work of an international panel of experts, the International Handbook on Psychopathic Disorders and the Law offers an in-depth and multidisciplinary look at key aspects of the development and etiology of psychopathic disorders, current methods of intervention, treatment and management, and how these disorders impact decision making in civil and criminal law.
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