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The International Handbook on Psychopathic Disorders and the Law, Volume II: Laws and Policies

The International Handbook on Psychopathic Disorders and the Law, Volume II: Laws and Policies

Alan Felthous (Editor), Henning Sass (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-470-06643-0

Apr 2008

512 pages

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Reflecting the work of an international panel of experts, the International Handbook on Psychopathic Disorders and the Law offers an in-depth and 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.

About the Editors


Preface to Volume I


Introduction to Volume I

Part IConceptual History

Chapter 1History and Conceptual Development of Psychopathic Disorders
Henning Saß, and Alan R. Felthous

Part IIAssessment

Chapter 2Psychiatric Assessment
Paul Hoff and Sabine C. Herpertz

Chapter 3Psychological Instruments in the Assessment of Psychopathy
Robert D. Hare

Chapter 4Functional and Structural Brain Imaging Research on Psychopathy
Yaling Yang and Adrian Raine

Chapter 5Psychophysiological Correlates of Psychopathic Disorders
Matthew S. Stanford, Rebecca J. Houston, Ernest S. Barratt

Chapter 6Cognitive Correlates
Herta Flor

Chapter 7Violence: Psychopathology, Risk Assessment and Lawsuits
Kenneth Tardiff

Chapter 8Risks of Diagnosing Psychopathic Disorders
Norbert Leygraf and Klaus Elsner

Part IIIEtiology and Pathogenesis

Chapter 9The Genetics of Psychopathic Disorders
David Goldmanand Francesca Ducci

Chapter 10Neuroimaging Perspectives in Pathogenesis and Therapeutic
Jürgen L. Müller

Chapter 11Electrophysiology
Sabine C. Herpertz

Chapter 12The Role of ADHD in the Etiology and Outcome of Antisocial
Behavior and Psychopathy
Beate Herpertz-Dahlmann, Sabine C. Herpertz and Kerstin Konrad

Chapter 13Brain Trauma
Hannelore Ehrenreich, Henning Krampe and Anna-Leena Sirén

Chapter 14Acquired Psychopathy and the Assessment of Traumatic Brain
Robert P. Granacher, Jr. and Manish A. Fozdar

Chapter 15Comorbidities of Psychopathy and Antisocial Personality Disorder:
Prevalence and Implications
Elena Carmen Nichita and Peter F. Buckley

Chapter 16The Paraphilias and Psychopathy
John M.W. Bradford, Philip Firestone and A.G. Ahmed

Chapter 17"Family Upbringing": Family Factors as Predictors for the
Development of Antisocial Behavior and Psychopathy Dimensions
Maya K. Krischer, Kathrin Sevecke and Gerd Lehmkuhl

Chapter 18Discipline by Parents and Child Psychopathology
Emily M. Douglas and Murray A. Straus

Chapter 19Social Origins of Psychopathy
David P. Farrington

Chapter 20A Psychoanalytic View of the Psychopath
J. Reid Meloy and Andrew Shiva

Chapter 21Women and Girls with Psychopathic Characteristics
Tonia L. Nicholls, Candice L. Odgers, and David J. Cooke

Chapter 22Educational Issues
Franz Petermann and Ute Koglin

Part IVIntervention, Treatment and Management

Chapter 23Intervention, Treatment and Management of ADHD
Beate Herpertz-Dahlmann, Kerstin Konrad and Sabine C. Herpertz

Chapter 24Pharmacotherapy of Clinical Aggression in Individuals with
Psychopathic Disorders
F. Gerard Moeller and Alan C. Swann

Chapter 25Treatment and Management of Conduct Disorders in Children and
Manfred Döpfner, Kerstin Adrian and Charlotte Hanisch

Chapter 26Psychotherapy of the Psychopathic Disorders
Gill McGauley, Gwen Adshead and Sameer P. Sarkar

Chapter 27Comprehensive Outpatient Treatment and Management
Andreas Hill, Peer Briken and Wolfgang Berner

Chapter 28Antisocial Disorders and Domestic Violence: Treatment
L. Kevin Hamberger and Jennifer Langhinrichsen-Rohling

Chapter 29Workplace Violence Goes Beyond Psychopathology
Michael H. Corcoran

Chapter 30Addressing the Associated Conditions of Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Falk Kiefer and Karl Mann

Chapter 31Experiential and Community Treatment of Adult Antisocial
Stephen A. Thorne and William H. Reid

Chapter 32Legal, Medical and Social Impediments to better Psychopaths:
How Best to Deal with Persons with Psychopathic Disorders?
Jürgen L. Müller

Chapter 33Social Policy Considerations and Psychopathic Disorders
Harald Dreßing, Hans Joachim Salize and Peter Gass

Author Index

Subject Index