Homicide: A Psychiatric Perspective / Edition 2

Homicide: A Psychiatric Perspective / Edition 2

by Carl P. Malmquist
     
 

The book offers a clinical understanding unique in the literature, combining psychiatric knowledge of homicidal behavior with actual case material. It provides insight into such concerns as epidemiology, the difficulty of predicting homicidal behavior in psychotic individuals, and the contrasting viewpoints of psychiatry and the legal system.

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The book offers a clinical understanding unique in the literature, combining psychiatric knowledge of homicidal behavior with actual case material. It provides insight into such concerns as epidemiology, the difficulty of predicting homicidal behavior in psychotic individuals, and the contrasting viewpoints of psychiatry and the legal system.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585622047
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/28/2006
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
463
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword. Preface to the second edition. Preface to the first edition. Acknowledgments. Epidemiological aspects of homicide. Biological factors in homicide. Schizophrenia, delusional disorders, and the prediction problem regarding homicide. Borderline personality disorder and homicide: the quest for vindication. Dependent personality disorder and homicide. Narcissism and homicide. Masochism and homicide: the ultimate enslavement. The depressed or bipolar person and homicide. Juveniles and homicide. Sexual homicide. Legal versus clinical views on homicide: diagnosis and voluntariness. Homicide in the twenty-first century: where knowledge is needed. Index.

American Psychiatric Publishing

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