The Mark of Cain: Psychoanalytic Insight and the Psychopath

The Mark of Cain: Psychoanalytic Insight and the Psychopath

by J. Reid Meloy (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9781138005518
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/15/2014
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

J. Reid Meloy, Ph.D., is associate clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and adjunct professor at the University of San Diego School of Law. A past president of the American Academy of Forensic Psychology, he is the author of numerous books and articles on psychopathy. He currently devotes his time to a private civil and criminal forensic practive and to research, writing, and teaching in this area.

Table of Contents

I. Development and Psychodynamics
-Introduction
-"Primary Affect Hunger" (1937) - David Ley
-"Notes on the Psychopathology of the Affectionless Character" (1944) - John Bowlby
-"Conscience in the Psychopath" (1945) - Phyllis Greenacre
-"Psychopathic Behavior Disorders in Children" (1947) - Lauretta Bender
-"Latent Delinquency and Ego Development" (1949) - Kate Friedlander
-"Sanctions for Superego Lacunae of Adolescents" (1949) - Adelaide Johnson
-"The Imposter: Contribution to Ego Psychology of a Type of Psychopath" (1955) - Helene Deutch
-"The Antisocial Tendency" (1956) - Donald Winnicott
-"Time and the Character Disorder" (1964) - Milton Miller
-"Psychopathy, Freedom, and Criminal Behavior" (1966) - Seymour Halleck
-"The Psychology of Wickedness: Psychopathy and Sadism" (1997) - J. Reid Meloy
II: Treatment, Risk Management, and Psychodiagnosis
-Introduction
-"The Phallic-Narcissistic Character" (1933) - Wilhelm Reich
-"The Narcissistic Transference of the 'Juvenile Imposter'" (1935) - August Aichhorn
-"Some Characteristics of the Psychopathic Personality" (1960) - Betty Joseph
-"Some Narcissistic Personality Types" (1973) - Ben Bursten
-"Outpatient Treatment of Psychopaths" (1978) - John Lion
-"The Response Aroused by the Psychopath" (1980) - Neville Symington
-"The Treatment of Antisocial Syndromes: The Therapist's Feelings" (1986) - Larry Strasburger
-"The Narcissistic Personality Disorder and the Differential Diagnosis of Antisocial Behavior" (1989) - Otto Kernberg

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