The Antisocial Personalities [NOOK Book]

Overview

The antisocial personalities who are responsible for most crime, including violent crime, in the United States are not psychopaths but rather sociopaths, persons of broadly normal temperament who have failed to acquire the attributes of socialization, not because of innate peculiarities in themselves, but because of a failure of the usual socializing agents, primarily their parents.
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Overview

The antisocial personalities who are responsible for most crime, including violent crime, in the United States are not psychopaths but rather sociopaths, persons of broadly normal temperament who have failed to acquire the attributes of socialization, not because of innate peculiarities in themselves, but because of a failure of the usual socializing agents, primarily their parents.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781134795130
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 2/1/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 272
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Introduction
Ch. 1 The Psychopathology of Crime 3
Ch. 2 An Animal Model: The Bull Terrier 13
Ch. 3 A Classification of Criminal Types 17
Ch. 4 Crime From an Evolutionary Perspective 45
Ch. 5 Genes and the Mind 66
Ch. 6 The Heritability of Criminality 92
Ch. 7 The Psychopath: An Introduction to the Genus 113
Ch. 8 The Classification of the Psychopathies 124
Ch. 9 A Theory of Primary Psychopathy 133
Ch. 10 Primary and Secondary Psychopathy 156
Ch. 11 Further Contributions of R. D. Hare 166
Ch. 12 Theories of Frontal Lobe Dysfunction 176
Ch. 13 Other Theories of Psychopathy 186
Ch. 14 The Sociopath or Common Criminal 195
Ch. 15 The Question of Race 213
Ch. 16 Preventing Antisocial Personality 225
References 234
Author Index 250
Subject Index 259
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