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Antisocial Behavior Personality Disorders from Hostility to Homicide

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ISBN-10: 1573927015

ISBN-13: 9781573927017

Edition: 1999

Authors: Benjamin B. Wolman

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Antisocial behavior takes on many forms, from rebellious teens with green hair and pierced skin to the truly dangerous homicidal individuals whose horrible stories fill our newspapers. Parents worry about their children as they are exposed to the heated climate of violence in contemporary society, a time of decaying morals and values. The rise in sociopathic behavior among adults and children, whether in tense inner cities or in tranquil suburban and rural settings, is masterfully chronicled by Dr Benjamin Wolman, a leading psychologist and noted national expert who has studied these trends for over half a century. "There is a growing incidence of sociopathic antisocial behavior . . .…    
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Book details

List price: $22.99
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Prometheus Books, Publishers
Publication date: 10/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

The Present Situation
The Facts
Self-Defeating Liberals
Sociopathic Adults
Clinical Practice
Sociopathic Behavior
Violent Sociopaths
The Proliferation of Violence
Charming Sociopaths
Passive Sociopaths
Some Personality Problems
Drug Addiction
Sexual Behavior
Sociopathy in Childhood and Adolescence
The Dual Role of Childhood
Early Childhood
The Origin of the Ego
Origins of the Superego
Violent Behavior in Childhood
School Years
Aggressive Behavior
College Years
Overstayed Adolescence: A Sociopathic Symptom
The Causes of the Rise of Sociopathy
Mental Disorders
The Role of the Family
The Current Crisis
Wealthy Families
Parental Rejection
Maternal Deprivation
Parent Against Parent
Spousal Abuse
Child Abuse
The Teenage "Culture"
Sociocultural Issues
Historical and International Data
Our Culture
The Illusion of Power
Justification of Violence
Continuous Violence
Quo Vadis, Humanitas?
What We Can Do: Public Responsibility
The Growing Anger
Limited Morality
The Meaning of Freedom
The Attraction of Power
What Can We Do?
Preventive Action
Where Are We Now?
How to Restrain Violence
Moral Education
What We Can Do: Moral Education
Education and Discipline
College Education
Defining Education
The Study of Aims
The Need for Restraint from Within
Self-Education and Self-Discipline
Educational Perspectives
Biosocial Perspectives
Parental Care
Social Cultural Perspectives
Can Violence Be Controlled?
Education Starts at Home