Handbook of psychological approaches with violent offenders : contemporary strategies and issues / edited by Vincent B. Van Hasselt and Michel Hersen
- I. Overview and theoretical perspectives. Overview / Alisa Bricklin, Michel Hersen, and Vincent B. Van Hasselt -- Sociological theories of violence / Suzanne K. Steinmetz -- Behavioral perspectives on violent behavior / Michael T. Nietzel, Dawn M. Hasemann, and Donald R. Lynam -- Psychodynamic theories / Howard D. Lerner -- The role of biological factors / Paul F. Brain. II. Violent crime by children and adolescents. Firesetting in children and youth / David J. Kolko -- Adolescent sex offenders / John A. Hunter, Jr. -- Child and adolescent homicide / Dewey G. Cornell. III. Homicide. Serial murder and sexual homicide / Wade C. Myers ... [et al.] -- Making sense of mass murder / Jack Levin and James Alan Fox -- Women who kill / Janet I. Warren and Jeff Kovnick. and IV. Sexual deviance and assault. Paraphilias / Nathaniel McConaghy -- Rape / William L. Marshall, Yolanda M. Fernandez, and Franca Cortoni -- Child sexual molestation / Robert A. Prentky. V. Family violence. Adolescent victims and intergenerational issues in sexual abuse / Debra B. Hecht and David J. Hansen -- Child physical abuse and neglect / Jody E. Warner-Rogers, David J. Hansen, and Debra B. Hecht -- Relationship aggression between partners / Alan Rosenbaum and Paul J. Gearan -- Elder abuse / Rosalie S. Wolf. VI. Special topics. Serial arson and fire-related crime factors / Allen D. Sapp ... [et al.] -- A neurological perspective / Frank A. Elliott -- Psychiatric assessment of the violent offender / Otto Kausch and Phillip J. Resnick -- The neuropsychology of aggression / Katrina R. Rayls and Wiley Mittenberg -- Prediction of dangerousness and release decision making / Norman G. Poythress, Jr. -- Alcohol, drugs, and interpersonal violence / Linda J. Roberts, Caton F. Roberts, and Kenneth E. Leonard.
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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