Psychopathy and Law: A Practitioner's Guide

Psychopathy and Law: A Practitioner's Guide

Editor(s): Helinä Häkkänen-Nyholm, Jan-Olof Nyholm

Published Online: 23 MAR 2012 03:44AM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470972380

Online ISBN: 9781119944980

DOI: 10.1002/9781119944980

About this Book

Psychopathy and Law: A Practitioner's Guide provides those working in the fields of law, the military, social and health services, politics, and business with a comprehensive introduction to psychopathy and the ways of thinking that guide the psychopathic mind.

  • Features case examples and - unique from previous texts in the field - links these to theory and empirical research
  • Represents an up-to-date resource for scientists examining psychopathy
  • Covers issues that have never been dealt with in regard to psychopathy, including those relating to families, civil law, war crimes, economical crimes and organized crimes

Table of contents

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    2. Chapter 1

      Introduction (pages 1–16)

      Helinä Häkkänen-Nyholm and Jan-Olof Nyholm

    3. Chapter 2

      Assessment (pages 17–38)

      Michael J. Vitacco, David A. Lishner and Craig S. Neumann

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