Personality, Personality Disorder and Violence

Personality, Personality Disorder and Violence

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Presents the evidence-base for links between personality traits, psychological functioning, personality disorder and violence - with a focus on assessment and treatment approaches that will help clinicians to assess risk in this client group. An evidence-based examination of those personality traits and types of psychological functioning that may contribute to personality disorder and violence- and the links that can be made between the two Each chapter tackles an area of personality or psychological functioning and includes a developmental perspective, discussion of how to gauge risk, and an outline of effective treatments Traits covered include impulsivity, aggressiveness, narcissism and the a€˜Big Fivea€™ - neuroticism, extraversion, openness, agreeableness and conscientiousness New for the prestigious Wiley Series in Forensic Clinical Psychology, a market leader with more than 20, 000 books in printHayward, J., McMurran, M. and Sellen, J. (2007) Social problem solving in vulnerable adult ... (2003) An Evaluation of Pathfinder Programmes in the Probation Service, Home Office, London. Howard, R.C., Huband, N., Duggan, C. andanbsp;...

Title:Personality, Personality Disorder and Violence
Author:Mary McMurran, Richard Howard
Publisher:John Wiley and Sons - 2009-09-28


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