Psychology of Female Violence : Crimes against the Body

Psychology of Female Violence : Crimes against the Body

by Anna Motz
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415126754

ISBN-13: 9780415126755

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Explores the psychology of violent and criminal women from a psychodynamic and criminological rspective, also examining the link between childhood experience and adult behaviour. The book uses illustrative case material throughout.

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Explores the psychology of violent and criminal women from a psychodynamic and criminological rspective, also examining the link between childhood experience and adult behaviour. The book uses illustrative case material throughout.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415126755
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Pages:
314
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements. Foreword by Dr. Estella Welldon. Introduction. Section One: Violence Against Children. Sexual Abuse of Children. Munchausen's Syndrome by Proxy. Physical Abuse of Children. Infanticide. Section Two: Violence Against the Self. Self-harm. Anorexia Nervosa. Section Three: Violence Against Others. Battered Women Who Kill. Conclusion. Bibliography.

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