Download and read online The Clinical Prediction of Violent Behavior in PDF and EPUB As therapists are increasingly held legally responsible for failing to predict their client''s violent behaviour, the pressure to know and forecast behaviour - never the chosen domain of clinicians - has risen. Worries about potential law suits invade the therapeutic setting. The volume enables therapists to master the proven signs of potentially harmful acts, so that they can get back to the work they were trained for: helping people.
Download and read online The clinical prediction of violent behavior in PDF and EPUB
Download and read online The Clinical Prediction of Violent Behavior in PDF and EPUB
Download and read online The Clinical Prediction of Violent Behavior in PDF and EPUB
Download and read online Aggression bei Affen und Menschen in PDF and EPUB Wie auch immer man die Grenzen des Begriffes "Aggression" stecken möge, bei so hoch organisierten Tieren wie den Affen, und erst recht beim Menschen, ist das Thema "Aggression" komplex und schwierig. Dementsprechend ist die Literatur darüber sehr reichhaltig und sie stammt aus verschiedenen Forschungsdisziplinen wie Verhaltensforschung (Ethologie), Physiologie, Psychologie, Anthropologie, Ethnologie, Psychia trie, Psychoanalyse. Ich selbst bin Zoologe und Ethologe, mit einem großen Interesse für Sozialpsychologie und Ethnologie. Dieser persönliche Hintergrund wird weitgehend die Darstellung des Themas bestimmen: Nach der notwendigen Begriffsbestim mung wird Aggression nach den Grundfragen der Biologie unter sucht. Dabei wird empirisch vorgegangen, Fakten einerseits und unbewiesene Hypothesen und Spekulationen andererseits werden möglichst sauber getrennt. Es soll vermieden werden, einfach einige zu einer bevorzugten Hypothese passende Bei spiele zu geben - denn man findet bekanntlich für alles Bei spiele - vielmehr soll versucht werden, zu den einzelnen Fragen so gut wie möglich das Ganze ins Auge zu fassen und dadurch den Stellenwert einzelner Befunde besser zu beurteilen. Selbst verständlich ist es ausgeschlossen, auf diese Art das Thema Aggression vollständig zu behandeln. Es müssen Schwerpunkte gesetzt werden. Unter den etwa 179 Primatenarten werden die Altweltaffen im Zentrum stehen, und für die Einzelheiten wird die mir am besten vertraute Art, der Javaneraffe, als Beispiel dienen.
Download and read online Predicting Violent Behavior in PDF and EPUB '...essential reading for those confronted with the ethical and professional dilemmas involved in predicting violent behavior. Lawyers are destined to become familiar with Monahan's book, and mental health professionals will surely want to keep a step ahead.' -- Contemporary Psychology, Vol 27 No 2 '...In summary, Monahan's book is a very readable and succinct one. Often the reader finds himself saying "...well of course, what could be more obvious?" only to reflect for a minute and realize that many clinicians do not give many obvious relevant factors adequate weight in their assessments of dangerousness. Monahan's text is a very positive one which as he puts it, outlines for the clinician: "How to do it (predict vi
Download and read online Violent Behavior and Mental Illness in PDF and EPUB The book is a compendium of articles from Psychiatric Services and Hospital and Community Psychiatry on violent behavior and mental illness.
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Download and read online Assessing Dangerousness in PDF and EPUB This updated edition of the classic book on risk assessment presents the latest research regarding the prediction of interpersonal violence. In clear and accessible language, the authors address the specific variables involved in the prediction of child abuse and homicide, as well as intimate partner violence and homicide. This edition also presents an important revision of Campbell's ground-breaking intimate partner homicide lethality risk instrument, the Danger Assessment. All of the contributors to this multidisciplinary volume have faced the difficult task of assessing the risk of family violence in a wide variety of settings--courts, clinics, shelters, emergency rooms, protective service offices, schools, batterer intervention programs, violence prevention programs, and more. Their combined experience in research and practice makes this an indispensable resource for all clinicians required to make predictions about violent behavior. Key features of this new edition include: Coverage of a wide breadth of clinical and court situations requiring threat assessments A review of the latest assessment instruments New findings on predicting fatal child abuse Legal and ethical issues in risk assessment
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