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Bad boys, bad men [electronic resource] : confronting antisocial personality disorder / Donald W. Black with C. Lindon Larson.

Author/Creator:
Black, Donald W., 1956-
Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (257 p.)
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Subjects:
Antisocial personality disorders.
Men -- Mental health.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This sobering book draws on case studies, science, and current events to examine why some men seem to break all the rules. The author cites evidence that antisocial personality disorder in its most severe form stems from biological causes. He implicates the disorder in widespread social problems like crime and neglected children.
Contents:
Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. A Lurking Threat: Antisocial Personality Disorder and Society; 2. Searching for Answers: The Evolving Psychiatric View of Antisocial Personality Disorder; 3. Bad Boys to Bad Men: The Symptoms of Antisocial Personality Disorder; 4. Naming the Problem: The Diagnosis of Antisocial Personality Disorder; 5. Divergent Paths: The Natural History of Antisocial Personality Disorder; 6. Seeds of Despair: The Causes of Antisocial Personality Disorder; 7. Overcoming Antisocial Personality Disorder: Options for Treatment
8. Power and Pretense: The Hidden Antisocials9. The Antisocial Murderer: Gacy and Others; 10. Antisocial Personality Disorder and Families: Finding Ways to Cope; Epilogue: Dispelling the Myths; Notes; Recommended Readings; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-231) and index.
Contributor:
Larson, C. Lindon.
ISBN:
1-280-52992-X
9786610529926
0-19-802831-8
1-4294-0031-5
OCLC:
630529040