The Psychopathology of Crime

The Psychopathology of Crime

4.11 - 1251 ratings - Source



This book takes an uncompromising look at how we define psychopathology and makes the argument that criminal behavior can and perhaps should be considered a disorder. Presenting sociological, genetic, neurochemical, brain-imaging, and psychophysiological evidence, it discusses the basis for criminal behavior and suggests, contrary to popular belief, that such behavior may be more biologically determined than previously thought. Key Features * Presents a new conceptual approach to understanding crime as a disorder * Is the most extensive review of biological predispositions to criminal behavior to date * Analyzes the familial and extra-familial causes of crime * Reviews the predispositions to crime including evolution and genetics, and the neuropsychological, psychophysiological, brain-imaging, neurochemical, and cognitive factors * Presents the practical implications of viewing crime as a psychopathology in the contexts of free will, punishment, treatment, and future biosocial researchCriminal careers and aquot;career criminals. ... Symposium on the understanding and control of violent behavior, Destin, Florida, April 1a€”4. Brennan, P., Mednick, S. A. , aamp; Kandel, E. ( 1 993). Congenital determinants of violent and property offending. In D. J. Pepler ... Psychopharmacology and the management of violent patients.


Title:The Psychopathology of Crime
Author: Adrian Raine
Publisher: - 1993
ISBN-13:

You must register with us as either a Registered User before you can Download this Book. You'll be greeted by a simple sign-up page.

Once you have finished the sign-up process, you will be redirected to your download Book page.

How it works:
  • 1. Register a free 1 month Trial Account.
  • 2. Download as many books as you like (Personal use)
  • 3. Cancel the membership at any time if not satisfied.


Click button below to register and download Ebook
Privacy Policy | Contact | DMCA