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Title Stalking : psychiatric perspectives and practical approaches / Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry, Committee on Psychiatry and the Law ; edited by Debra A. Pinals
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 260 pages) : illustrations
Contents Foreword / Paul Mullen -- pt. I: Introduction. Stalking : introduction, definition, and epidemiology / Debbie Giorgi-Guarnieri and Michael Norko -- pt. II: Clinical aspects of stalking. Stalking : classification and typology / Debra A. Pinals -- Stalking risk assessment / Phillip J. Resnick -- Risk management of stalking / James Knoll -- Stalking : perspectives on victims and management / Alan W. Newman and Kenneth L. Appelbaum -- pt. III: Stalking and the law. Trends in antistalking legislation / David J. Kapley and John R. Cooke -- Stalking, competence to stand trial, and criminal responsibility / Douglas Mossman -- pt. IV: Special issues. Juvenile aspects of stalking / Charles L. Scott, Peter Ash, and Todd Elwyn -- Cyberstalking / Graham D. Glancy, Alan W. Newman, Mordecai N. Potash, and John Tennison -- Celebrity and presidential targets / Robert T.M. Phillips
Summary Over the last two decades, stalking has received increasingly widespread attention. The establishment of anti-stalking legislation has helped to spur interest in stalking research and the forensic assessment of stalkers. Popular representations of stalking have made the public more aware of this phenomenon. It has long been the responsibility of mental health professionals to provide assessments of and treatment for stalkers and their victims, and as criminal cases involving defendants charged with stalking become more common, it is now also the responsibility of legal professionals to be know
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Stalking -- Psychological aspects.
Crime Victims -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Social Behavior Disorders.
Form Electronic book
Author Pinals, Debra A.
Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry. Committee on Psychiatry and Law.
LC no. 2006100850
ISBN 019804092X (electronic bk.)
9780198040927 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)