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The Forensic Psychotherapy Monograph Series

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Sexual Abuse and the Sexual Offender Common Man or Monster?

Sexual Abuse and the Sexual Offender: Common Man or Monster?

1st Edition

By Barry Maletzky
July 19, 2016

This book examines the myths perpetuated by the media and by the public, by providing actual data, with case examples. It demonstrates how sexual offending occurs, who commits these acts, what might cause such crimes, how sexual offenders are assessed, supervised, treated, and prevention methods....

The Mind of the Paedophile Psychoanalytic Perspectives

The Mind of the Paedophile: Psychoanalytic Perspectives

1st Edition

By Loretta R. Loeb
December 31, 2004

The Mind of the Paedophile discusses one of the most controversial and misunderstood subjects in the psychoanalytic arena today - paedophilia. A variety of treatments and therapies, including brain surgery, electric shock treatment and incarceration, have not succeeded in treating this condition. ...

Violent Adolescents Understanding the Destructive Impulse

Violent Adolescents: Understanding the Destructive Impulse

1st Edition

By Lynn Greenwood
December 31, 2005

This volume looks at the reasons behind adolescent violence, and illuminates the earlier disturbances in the life history of the adolescent, which contribute to violent behaviour. The contributors look beyond the "why" of the behaviour and offer solutions on how to handle the situation. The ...

Forensic Aspects of Dissociative Identity Disorder

Forensic Aspects of Dissociative Identity Disorder

1st Edition

Edited By Graeme Galton, Adah Sachs
December 31, 2008

This ground-breaking book examines the role of crime in the lives of people with Dissociative Identity Disorder, formerly known as Multiple Personality Disorder, a condition which appears to be caused by prolonged trauma in infancy and childhood. This trauma may be linked with crimes committed ...

Forensic Psychotherapy and Psychopathology Winnicottian Perspectives

Forensic Psychotherapy and Psychopathology: Winnicottian Perspectives

1st Edition

By Brett Kahr
December 31, 2001

This exceptional book adds to the fast growing area of forensic psychotherapy and shows the relevance of Winnicott's work to therapy with some of the most deprived in our society. Contributors:Brett Kahr; Jennifer Johns; Estela Welldon; Joan Raphael-Leff; Valerie Sinason; Jeannie Milligan; Donald ...

Murder A Psychotherapeutic Investigation

Murder: A Psychotherapeutic Investigation

1st Edition

By Ronald Doctor
December 31, 2008

This book, a sequel to the edited book Dangerous Patients: A Psychodynamic Approach to Risk Assessment and Management, places the emphasis on working in psychodynamic psychotherapy with patients who have killed to gain a greater understanding of their internal world and object relationships....

New Horizons in Forensic Psychotherapy Exploring the Work of Estela V. Welldon

New Horizons in Forensic Psychotherapy: Exploring the Work of Estela V. Welldon

1st Edition

By Brett Kahr
November 15, 2017

New Horizons in Forensic Psychotherapy: Exploring the Work of Estela V. Welldon, edited by the author, contains many rich contributions by some of Welldon's most distinguished former students and proteges. The book consists of important chapters on the creative ways in which colleagues have ...

Psychic Assaults and Frightened Clinicians Countertransference in Forensic Settings

Psychic Assaults and Frightened Clinicians: Countertransference in Forensic Settings

1st Edition

Edited By John Gordon, Gabriel Kirtchuk
December 31, 2008

'...a fascinating read for mental health workers regardless of their own theoretical background. Working with disturbed and disturbing individuals in secure settings produces strong feelings, and working with those feelings is undoubtedly an essential part of providing care effectively. This book ...

The Internal World of the Juvenile Sex Offender Through a Glass Darkly then Face to Face

The Internal World of the Juvenile Sex Offender: Through a Glass Darkly then Face to Face

1st Edition

By Timothy Keogh
December 31, 2012

The book argues the case for the usefulness of an empirically based understanding of the internal world of juvenile sex offenders as a way of humanely relating to their difficulties. It details the extent and nature of juvenile sex offending and its impact on victims and provides an extensive ...

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