The Science of Vampires

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Penguin, Oct 1, 2002 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 304 pages
·         Are any vampire myths based on fact?

·         Bloodsucking villain to guilt-ridden loner—what has inspired the redemption of the vampire in fiction and film?

·         What is Vampire Personality Disorder? What causes a physical addiction to another person’s blood?

·         Are there any boundaries in the polysexual world of vampires?

·         How could a vampire hide in today’s world of advanced forensic science?

·         What is the psychopathology of the vampire?

·         What happens in the brain of a vampire’s victim?




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INTRODUCTIONWhat Is the Science of Vampires?
ONE Draculas Shadow
TWO Shapeshifter
THREE Creating a Vampire
FOUR Vampire Personality Disorder
Forensic Vampirology
SIX Body Count
SEVEN The Celestine Vampire
EIGHT Demonic Shamans and the Science of Evil
NINE Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Vampire Sex but Were Afraid to Ask
TEN Seven Secrets of Highly Sucksessful Vampires

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Katherine Ramsland began her career as a writer with Prism of the Night: A Biography of Anne Rice, and has since published 59 books, including the bestselling The Vampire Companion: The Official Guide to Anne Rice’s The Vampire Chronicles. She holds graduate degrees in forensic psychology, clinical psychology, criminal justice, and philosophy. She teaches forensic psychology and criminal justice at DeSales University.

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