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Violence, Crime and Mentally Disordered Offenders

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Table of Contents

About the editors ix List of contributors xi Series editors preface xiii Preface xvii Introduction 1 1 Evidence-based treatment for mentally disordered offenders 7 Rudiger Muller-Isberner and Sheilagh Hodgins 2 Offenders with brain damage 39 Norbert Nedopil 3 Personality disordered offenders: conceptualization, assessment and diagnosis of personality disorder 63 Heather Burke and Stephen D. Hart 4 Psychopathic offenders 87 Stephen Wong 5 Offenders with schizophrenia 113 Joseph D. Bloom and William H. Wilson 6 Offenders with major affective disorders 131 Derek Eaves, George Tien and Derek Wilson 7 Pharmacological treatments for psychotic offenders 153 Leslie Citrome and Jan Volavka 8 Pharmacological treatments for personality disordered offenders 177 Jari Tiihonen 9 Community-based treatment programmes 193 Kirk Heilbrun and Lori Peters 10 Conclusion 217 Sheilagh Hodgins Index 229

About the Author

Sheilagh Hodgins, Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, CANADA Professor Hodgins is a Fellow of the Canadian Psychological Association, a senior forensic psychologist and author in this field, a Foreign Adjunct Professor at Karonlinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden and past adviser to the Canadian Correction Service, and member of the Governing Board of the International Academy of Law and Mental Health. Rudiger Muller-Isberner, Haina Forensic Psychiatric Hospital, GERMANY Rudiger Muller-Isberner is Director of a large security hospital in the state of Hessen in Germany.


.."It is an excellent book, summarising current knowledge about a wide range of treatments."... (British Journal of Psychiatry, October 2001) "..the content of the book is just as impressive as its size..start by reading this book." (Criminal Justice, Vol.1. No.2) " a comprehensive overview of both evidence and practice " (Legal & Criminological Psychology, September 2002)

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