The Psychopathic Mind: Origins, Dynamics, and Treatment

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Jason Aronson, Incorporated, Oct 1, 1992 - Psychology - 496 pages
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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.

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Contents

Structure and Dynamics
61
Violence Psychosis and Related States
183
Treatment
305
Jonathan GuardDeception and Denial in Psychopathy
341
Louis CypherParanoid Schizophrenia and Psychopathy
363
The Rorschach Psychodiagnosis of Psychopathy
377
References
425
Index
461
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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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