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Personality and Clinical Psychology

Series Editor: Irving Weiner

This series of books is intended to provide information about personality processes and their implications for the science and practice of clinical psychology. To this end, the books in the series integrate conceptual formulations, research findings, and practical recommendations concerning a broad range of topics, including theoretical perspectives on the nature of personality; biological and psychosocial influences on personality development; continuity and change in dimensions of personality across the lifespan; personality characteristics likely to foster adjustment difficulties; classification of abnormal personality patterns associated with psychopathological conditions; assessment procedures for evaluating individual differences in personality and identifying types of psychopathology; and methods of ameliorating adjustment problems, treating psychological disturbances, and promoting positive mental health.

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  1. The Clinical and Forensic Assessment of Psychopathy

    A Practitioner's Guide

    Edited by Carl B. Gacono

    Series: Personality and Clinical Psychology

    Psychopaths are difficult to ignore. They are involved in many of today's most serious problems: war, drugs, murder, and political corruption. As a construct, psychopathy has evolved far beyond its confusing origins in a melange of labels into an empirically measurable syndrome. The first text of...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Personality Assessment in Depth

    A Casebook

    By Marshall L. Silverstein

    Series: Personality and Clinical Psychology

    Comprised of five unique and extended case studies, Personality Assessment in Depth examines contemporary clinical problems that are familiar to clinicians, but have not been explored extensively in the personality assessment field. Each case study demonstrates the test protocols of the Rorschach...

    Published December 9th 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Human Quest for Meaning

    Theories, Research, and Applications, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Paul T. P. Wong

    Series: Personality and Clinical Psychology

    The first edition of The Human Quest for Meaning was a major publication on the empirical research of meaning in life and its vital role in well-being, resilience, and psychotherapy. This new edition continues that quest and seeks to answer the questions, what is the meaning of life? How do we...

    Published February 8th 2012 by Routledge

  4. A Handbook of Clinical Scoring Systems for Thematic Apperceptive Techniques

    Edited by Sharon Rae Jenkins

    Series: Personality and Clinical Psychology

    This comprehensive volume brings together the best available clinical scoring systems for thematic apperceptive techniques (TATs), presented in research summaries along with practice stories and available scoring manuals. A Handbook of Clinical Scoring Systems for Thematic Apperceptive Techniques...

    Published December 21st 2007 by Routledge

  5. The Handbook of Forensic Rorschach Assessment

    Edited by Carl B. Gacono, Barton Evans

    Series: Personality and Clinical Psychology

    In The Handbook of Forensic Rorschach Assessment, editors Carl B. Gacono and Barton Evans underscore the unique contribution the Rorschach makes to forensic practice. The chapters, all of which include the expertise of a licensed practicing forensic psychologist, offer a systematic approach to...

    Published October 7th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Rorschach Assessment of the Personality Disorders

    Edited by Steven K. Huprich

    Series: Personality and Clinical Psychology

    For decades, The Rorschach Inkblot Method (RIM)--the most popular of the projective tests--has been routinely employed for personality assessment and treatment planning. But in recent years, it has not been free from controversy. Criticisms of its validity and empirical support are catalyzing new...

    Published August 21st 2005 by Routledge

  7. Scoring the Rorschach

    Seven Validated Systems

    Edited by Robert F. Bornstein, Joseph M. Masling

    Series: Personality and Clinical Psychology

    Exner's Comprehensive System has attracted so much attention in recent years that many clinicians and personality researchers are unaware that alternative Rorschach scoring systems exist. This is unfortunate, because some of these systems have tremendous clinical value. Scoring the Rorschach: Seven...

    Published February 16th 2005 by Routledge

  8. Memory and Suggestibility in the Forensic Interview

    Edited by Mitchell L. Eisen, Jodi A. Quas, Gail S. Goodman

    Series: Personality and Clinical Psychology

    Memories are the ultimate foundation of testimony in legal settings ranging from criminal trials to divorce mediations and custody hearings. Yet the last decade has seen mounting evidence of various ways in which the accuracy of memories can be distorted on the one hand and enhanced on the other....

    Published August 31st 2001 by Routledge

  9. The Rorschach Assessment of Aggressive and Psychopathic Personalities

    By Carl B. Gacono, J. Reid Meloy

    Series: Personality and Clinical Psychology

    This book provides a definitive empirical study of antisocial character pathology and its assessment through the use of the Rorschach. Drawing upon a decade of research with nearly 400 individuals in various hospitals and prisons, the authors paint an extraordinary intrapsychic picture of the...

    Published October 31st 1994 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Memory and Suggestibility in the Forensic Interview
    Edited by Mitchell L. Eisen, Jodi A. Quas, Gail S. Goodman
    To Be Published August 14th 2014

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