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Title The psychology of stalking : clinical and forensic perspectives / edited by J. Reid Meloy
Published San Diego : Academic Press, [1998]
San Diego : Academic Press, c1998


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 W'PONDS  616.8582 Mel/Pos  AVAILABLE
Description xvii, 327 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Contents: Ch. 1. The Psychology of Stalking -- Ch. 2. The Legal Perspective on Stalking -- Ch. 3. Developmental and Social Antecedents of Stalking -- Ch. 4. Psychiatric Diagnosis and the Offender-Victim Typology of Stalking -- Ch. 5. The Archetypes and the Psychodynamics of Stalking -- Ch. 6. The Victims of Stalking -- Ch. 7. Stalking and Domestic Violence -- Ch. 8. The Stalking of Clinicians by Their Patients -- Ch. 9. Preventing Attacks on Public Officials and Public Figures: A Secret Service Perspective -- Ch. 10. De Clerambault On-Line: A Survey of Erotomania and Stalking from the Old World to the World Wide Web -- Ch. 11. Cultural Factors in Erotomania and Obsessional Following -- Ch. 12. False Victimization Syndromes in Stalking -- Ch. 13. Stalking, Erotomania, and the Tarasoff Cases -- Ch. 14. Applying Functional Analysis to Stalking Behavior -- Ch. 15. Threat Management of Stalking Cases
Summary The Psychology of Stalking is the first scholarly book on stalking ever published. Virtually every serious writer and researcher in this area of criminal psychopathology has contributed a chapter. These chapters explore stalking from social, psychiatric, psychological and behavioral perspectives. New thinking and data are presented on threats, pursuit characteristics, psychiatric diagnoses, offender-victim typologies, cyberstalking, false victimization syndrome, erotomania, stalking and domestic violence, the stalking of public figures, and many other aspects of stalking, as well as legal issues. This landmark text is of interest to both professionals and other thoughtful individuals who recognize the serious nature of this ominous social behavior. Key Features: *First scholarly book on stalking ever published * Contributions from virtually all major researchers in field * Discussion of what to do when being stalked * Uses examples from recent publicized cases
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Erotomania -- Psychological aspects.
Forensic psychiatry.
Stalking victims.
Stalking -- Psychological aspects.
Crime Victims -- psychology.
Social Behavior Disorders -- psychology.
Antisocial Personality Disorder -- psychology.
Forensic Psychiatry.
Sexual Harassment.
Antisocial Personality Disorder.
Crime Victims.
Crime -- psychology.
Forensic Psychiatry.
Obsessive behaviour
Sexual Harassment.
Social Behavior Disorders.
Violence -- psychology.
Author Meloy, J. Reid.
LC no. 98084369
ISBN 0124905609
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