Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN-10 : 1119159288
ISBN-13 : 978-1119159285
The economic impact of society's attempts to rehabilitate and contain psychopathically disordered individuals can be enormous. Understanding the nature of these disorders, developing accurate and valid assessment methods, and providing effective treatment and safe management cannot be underestimated. Including contributions from an international panel of experts from Europe, North America, and Asia, this two-volume set offers an in-depth, multidisciplinary look at key aspects of the development and etiology of psychopathic disorders; current methods of intervention, treatment, and management; and how these disorders impact decision-making in civil and criminal law.
The most comprehensive major reference work available on psychopathy and the law, The Wiley International Handbook on Psychopathic Disorders and the Law, 2nd Edition:
Covers the full history and conceptual development of psychopathic disorders
Provides unique and enlightening perspectives on the subject from some of the world’s most well-renowned professionals in the field
Looks at the etiology and pathogenesis of psychopathic disorders
Examines current methods for the intervention, treatment, and management of ADHD, antisocial behavior, and impulsive aggression
Provides in-depth discussions of civil and criminal law issues
The Wiley International Handbook on Psychopathic Disorders and the Law, 2nd Edition is a must-have reference for practitioners and academics in clinical psychology, forensic psychology, psychiatry, probation, law, law enforcement, and social work.