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Author Simon, Robert I.

Title Bad men do what good men dream : a forensic psychiatrist illuminates the darker side of human behavior / by Robert I. Simon
Edition First edition, revised
Published Washington, D.C. : American Psychiatric Pub., [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 321 pages)
Contents Exploring the dark side of human behavior -- Serial killers, evildoers and us -- The predators among us: psychopaths -- Why do they rape? examining the inner life of rapists -- Stalkers: forever yours -- Workplace violence: is your job a dead end? -- Multiple personality and crime: a real whodunit -- The ultimate betrayal: sexual misconduct in the helping professions -- You only die once? Did you intend it? The forensic psychiatrist as sleuth -- Messianic madness: killer cults to holy warriors -- Your life for their orgasm: serial sexual killers -- Character and destiny: the making of good men and women
Summary Mental health professionals will find this updated version essential reading with its engrossing narrative, graphic case studies and powerfully compelling conclusions. Thickly populated with psychopaths, serial killers, rapists, and all manner of evildoers, it is a fascinating exploration of deviancy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-312) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Acting out (Psychology)
Antisocial personality disorders.
Good and evil -- Psychological aspects.
Mentally ill offenders.
Shadow (Psychoanalysis)
Personality Disorders.
Forensic Psychiatry.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1282067753
158562294X (paper)
1585628859 (electronic bk.)
9781585622948 (paper)
9781585628858 (electronic bk.)