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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. The Psychology of Closed Mindedness

    By Arie W. Kruglanski

    Series: Essays in Social Psychology

    The fundamental phenomenon of human closed-mindedness is treated in this volume. Prior psychological treatments of closed-mindedness have typically approached it from a psychodynamic perspective and have viewed it in terms of individual pathology. By contrast, the present approach stresses the...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Violence and Serious Theft

    Development and Prediction from Childhood to Adulthood

    Edited by Rolf Loeber, David P. Farrington, Magda Stouthamer-Loeber, Helene Raskin White

    In this volume, top experts in the field of delinquency discuss the implications of the findings of the Pittsburgh Youth Study for current conceptualizations of antisocial behavior. Violence and Serious Theft is unique in that it combines the strengths of three disciplines to explain delinquency in...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Interrupting Cycles of Early Loss, Trauma and Abuse

    Therapeutic Challenges

    Edited by Toni Heineman

    This volume offers rich and detailed illustrations of the complex emotional needs of the children and parents in vulnerable families. The chapters also highlight the psychological toll that working with at risk groups takes on therapists and others charged with providing care for children and...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Many Faces of Tolerance

    Attitudes toward Diversity in Poland

    By Ewa A. Golebiowska

    Series: Routledge Studies in Political Psychology

    This book presents a systematic account on Poles’ attitudes toward ethnic, religious, political, and sexual minorities. It investigates Poland’s reputation as an intolerant, anti-Semitic, and homophobic country. Counter to a simplistic image of Poland as a hotbed of intolerance, the book...

    Published June 4th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Community and In-Home Behavioral Health Treatment

    By Lynne Rice Westbrook

    Learn how you can cut down on rapport-building time, make your services accessible to more people, and put your consumers at ease during treatment by offering in-home and natural community-based behavioral health services. This book examines the impact that the environment can have on the comfort...

    Published June 1st 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Therapeutic Turn

    How psychology altered Western culture

    By Ole Jacob Madsen

    Series: Concepts for Critical Psychology

    In what ways has psychology become more influential in Western society? In this book author Ole Jacob Madsen considers the notion of a ‘Therapeutic Turn’ in Western culture – the tendency for psychology to permeate ever new spheres within society. The Therapeutic Turn evaluates the increasing...

    Published June 1st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Trauma and Resilience Among Child Soldiers Around the World

    Edited by Patricia K. Kerig, Cecilia Wainryb

    It is estimated that approximately 300,000 children actively serve in various kinds of military groups around the world. Some of these children are forcibly conscripted through abduction or threats of violence to themselves or their families, others are coerced or manipulated into joining, and...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  9. At Play in the Fields of Consciousness

    Essays in Honor of Jerome L. Singer

    Edited by Jefferson A. Singer, Peter Salovey

    The primary purpose of this book is to provide a state-of-the-art look at the study of consciousness, which is in the midst of a great renaissance. While honoring Jerome Singer's impressive career in psychology, this volume demonstrates the broad and integrative influence the study of consciousness...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. The Adolescent Experience

    European and American Adolescents in the 1990s

    By August Flammer, Francoise D. Alsaker

    Series: Research Monographs in Adolescence Series

    The opening of the borders to Eastern Europe has expanded our view on European diversities and offered new opportunities to examine the effects of the heterogeneity in European cultural backgrounds and political systems on personality and social development. This book is a first step in utilizing...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Psychology Press