Handbook of Psychopathy

ISBN-10: 1593852126

ISBN-13: 9781593852122

Edition: 2006

List price: $127.00
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With contributions from foremost experts, this handbook provides a state-of-the-science review of current knowledge on the psychopathic personality. Manifestations of psychopathy in specific populations are addressed, as are links to salient problem behaviors such as aggression, substance abuse, sexual offending, and recidivism.
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Book details

List price: $127.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publication date: 10/18/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 651
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.948

Theoretical and Empirical Foundations
Psychopathic Personality: The Scope of the Problem
A Dual-Deficit Model of Psychopathy
Other Theoretical Models of Psychopathy
The PCL-R Assessment of Psychopathy: Development, Structural Properties, and New Directions
Issues in Conceptualization and Assessment
Facets of Clinical Psychopathy: Toward Clearer Measurement
The Self-Report Assessment of Psychopathy: Problems, Pitfalls, and Promises
Psychopathy and Personality
Psychopathy and DSM-IV Psychopathology
Disaggregating Psychopathy: Where and How to Look for Subtypes
Perspectives on the Conceptualization of Psychopathy: Toward an Integration
Etiological Mechanisms
Genetic and Environmental Influences on Psychopathy and Antisocial Behavior
Family Background and Psychopathy
Neurochemistry and Pharmacology of Psychopathy and Related Disorders
The Neuroanatomical Bases of Psychopathy: A Review of Brain Imaging Findings
Subcortical Brain Systems in Psychopathy: The Amygdala and Associated Structures
The Functional Architecture of the Frontal Lobes: Implications for Research with Psychopathic Offenders
Understanding Psychopathy: The Cognitive Side
Psychopathy and Developmental Pathways to Antisocial Behavior in Youth
Toward an Integrated Perspective on the Etiology of Psychopathy
Psychopathy in Specific Subpopulations
Psychopathy in Children and Adolescents: Key Issues in Conceptualization and Assessment
Psychopathy in Women: Assessment, Manifestations, and Etiology
Ethnic and Cultural Variations in Psychopathy
The "Successful" Psychopath: Adaptive and Subclinical Manifestations of Psychopathy in the General Population
Clinical and Applied Issues
Psychopathy and Aggression
Psychopathy and Substance Use Disorders
The Role of Psychopathy in Sexual Coercion against Women
Risk for Criminal Recidivism: The Role of Psychopathy
Treatment of Psychopathy: A Review of Empirical Findings
Legal and Ethical Issues in the Assessment and Treatment of Psychopathy
Toward the Future: Translating Basic Research into Prevention and Treatment Strategies
Conclusions and Future Directions
Back to the Future: Cleckley as a Guide to the Next Generation of Psychopathy Research
Author Index
Subject Index
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