Working with violence: A contemporary psychoanalytic approach

Yakeley, Jessica (2009) Working with violence: A contemporary psychoanalytic approach. Basic Texts in Counselling and Psychotherapy . Palgrave MacMillan, New York. ISBN 9780230203631 Full text available

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Psychoanalytic understanding of violence is key to successful treatment strategies. This book draws on the expanding discipline of forensic psychotherapy to explore the theory behind violent behaviour in adults. With key definitions and practical case studies, it offers an accessible framework for mental health workers.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: Introduction * CHAPTER 1 A Psychoanalytic History of Aggression * CHAPTER 2 Violence - Recent Psychoanalytic Perspectives * CHAPTER 3 Violence, Mental Illness and Personality Disorder * CHAPTER 4 Psychopathy * CHAPTER 5 - Violence, Sexuality and Perversion * CHAPTER 6 Violent Women * CHAPTER 7 Violence and Society, Race and Culture * CHAPTER 8 A Psychoanalytic Approach to Risk Assessment * CHAPTER 9 - Working in Medium and High Security Settings * CHAPTER 10 Individual Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy for Violent Patients * CHAPTER 11 Group-Analytic Psychotherapy for Violence * CHAPTER 12 - Working with the Wider Professional Network
Subjects: Criminology > Forensic Psychotherapy
Department/People: Adult and Forensic Services

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