The Psychopathic Mind: Origins, Dynamics, and Treatment [NOOK Book]

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Forensic psychologist Reid Meloy identifies psychopathology as a deviant development disturbance characterized by inordinate instinctual aggression and the absence of a capacity bond. It is the definitive book on the subject.

A Jason Aronson Book
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The Psychopathic Mind: Origins, Dynamics, and Treatment

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Overview

Forensic psychologist Reid Meloy identifies psychopathology as a deviant development disturbance characterized by inordinate instinctual aggression and the absence of a capacity bond. It is the definitive book on the subject.

A Jason Aronson Book
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781461631743
  • Publisher: Aronson, Jason Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/1/1992
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 496
  • Sales rank: 1,207,158
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

J. Reid Meloy, Ph.D., is a diplomate in forensic psychology of the American Board of Professional Psychology. Chief of the Court Services, Forensic Mental Health Division for San Diego County, he also devotes time to a private civil and criminal forensic practice, research, writing, and teaching. He is an associate clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine; a clinical associate professor of psychology at the California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego; and an adjunct professor at the University of San Diego School of Law. Additionally, he is a Fellow of the Society for Personality Assessment and was recently elected President of the American Academy of Forensic Psychology. In 1992 he received the Distinguished Contribution to Psychology as a Profession Award from the California Psychological Association.
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Table of Contents

Part 1 Foreword
Part 2 Origins
Chapter 3 Introduction
Chapter 4 Dynamic and Biologic Origins
Chapter 5 Developmental Origins
Part 6 Structure and Dynamics
Chapter 7 Affective Life and Death
Chapter 8 Unconscious Defense and Conscious Choice
Part 9 Violence, Psychosis, and Related States
Chapter 10 Modes of Aggression
Chapter 11 Psychosis and Psychopathy
Part 12 Treatment
Chapter 13 Psychotherapeutic Issues
Part 14 Appendix 1: Jonathan Guard — Deception and Denial in Psychopathy
Part 15 Appendix 2: Louis Cypher — Paranoid Schizophrenia and Psychopathy
Part 16 Appendix 3: The Rorschach Psychodiagnosis of Psychopathy
Chapter 17 References, Index
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