Psychosocial roots of violence / Judd Marmor A history of the Anglo-American legal psychiatry of violence and responsibility / Jacques M. Quen The violent individual : mad or bad?, punish or treat? / Jonas R. Rappeport Psychodynamic aspects of violence / Seymour L. Halleck Neurological factors in violent behavior (the dyscontrol syndrome) / Frank A. Elliott Family violence and criminal behavior / Marvin E. Wolfgang Protection from and prevention of physical abuse : the need for new legal procedures / Lois G. Forer Violence towards children : medical-legal aspects / Henry H. Foster, Jr. Violence in juveniles / Robert L. Sadoff.
Collection of papers presented at two conferences, "Violence in Families" and "Violence and Responsibility," held in Mar. and Sept. 1976, respectively, in Philadelphia. Includes bibliographical references and index.