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Author Mullen, Paul E.

Title Stalkers and their victims / Paul E. Mullen, Michele Pathé, and Rosemary Purcell
Published Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (x, 310 pages)
Summary Stalking is now a major social and legal issue, as well as a clinical problem for mental health professionals. This absorbing and informative book draws on the authors' extensive experience of working with stalkers and their victims in the clinical setting. Topics covered include: · The growing recognition of stalking as an issue of public, legal and scientific concern · The definition, classification and epidemiology of stalking · The impact on victims, and how this may be reduced · Same-gender stalking, stalking by proxy, workplace stalking, and the stalking of professionals, such as doctors and teachers · The association of stalking with physical and sexual assault · Anti-stalking laws internationally · Support and practical advice for victims · Assessing and managing the stalker with many case histories, and an approach that is at once scholarly and highly practical, this will be the definitive guide and reference for anyone with a professional or academic interest in this complex behaviour
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 292-304) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Stalkers.
Women -- Crimes against -- Prevention.
Form Electronic book
Author Pathé, Michele, 1959-
Purcell, Rosemary, 1969-
ISBN 051100589X (electronic bk.)
0521660327 (hardback)
1139106864 (ebook)
9780511005893 (electronic bk.)
9780521660327 (hardback)
9781139106863 (ebook)