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Title Stalking, threatening, and attacking public figures : a psychological and behavioral analysis / edited by J. Reid Meloy, Lorraine Sheridan, Jens Hoffmann
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 474 pages) : illustrations
Contents Public figure stalking : the state of the science / J. Reid Meloy, Lorraine Sheridan, Jens Hoffmann -- A forensic investigation of those who stalk celebrities / J. Reid Meloy, Kris Mohandie, Mila Green McGowan -- The role of psychotic illness in attacks on public figures / Paul E. Mullen [and others] -- Homicidal celebrity stalkers : dangerous obsessions with nonpolitical public figures / Louis B. Schlesinger, V. Blair Mesa -- On public figure howlers / Frederick S. Calhoun, Stephen W. Weston -- Stalking, threatening, and attacking corporate figures / Jens Hoffmann, Lorraine Aheridan -- The public figure assassin as terrorist / James Biesterfeld, J. Reid Meloy -- Contributions from attachment theory and psychoanalysis to advance understanding of public figure stalking and attacking / Jens Hoffmann, J. Reid Meloy -- Celebrities as victims of stalking / Jens Hoffmann, Lorraine Sheridan -- Psychopathy and predatory stalking of public figures / Mary Ellen O'Toole, Sharon S. Smith, Robert D. Hare -- Two case studies of corporate-celebrity victims : the stalking of Steven Spielberg and Stephen Wynn / J. Reid Meloy, Kris Mohandie -- Toward the measurement and profiling of celebrity worship / John Maltby, David Giles -- Fanning the flames of fandom : celebrity worship, parasocial interaction, and stalking / Brian H. Spitzberg, William R. Cupach -- Operations of the LAPD threat management unit / Jeff Dunn -- Risk assessment of public figure stalkers / P. Randall Kropp, Stephen D. Hart, David R. Lyon -- Preventing assassination : psychiatric consultation to the United States Secret Service / Robert T.M. Phillips -- Offender profiling and celebrity stalking cases / Karl Roberts -- Prosecuting celebrity stalkers / Rhonda Saunders, Sean Wainwright -- Use of threat assessment for the protection of the United States Congress / Mario J. Scalora, William Zimmerman, David G. Wells -- From violent words to violent deeds : assessing risk from FBI threatening communication cases / Sharon S. Smith
Summary Foreword. Robert Fein and Bryan Vossekuil. 1. Public Figures Stalking: The State of the Science, J. Reid Meloy, Lorraine Sheridan, Jens Hoffmann. Section I: Defining the Risk. 2. A Forensic Investigation of Those Who Stalk Celebrities, J. Reid Meloy, Kris Mohandie, Mila Green McGowan. 3. The Role of Psychotic Illness in Attacks on Public Figures, Paul E. Mullen, David V. James, J. Reid Meloy, Michele T. Pathe, Frank R. Farnham, Lulu Preston, Brian Darnley. 4. Homicidal Celebrity Stalkers: Dangerous Obsessions with Nonpolitical Public Figures, Louis B. Schlesinger, V. Blair Mesa. 5. On Public F
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Celebrities.
Fans (Persons)
Crime Victims.
Crime -- prevention & control.
Criminal Psychology.
Famous Persons.
Forensic Psychiatry.
Mental Disorders.
Form Electronic book
Author Hoffmann, Jens (Jens M.), 1968-
Meloy, J. Reid.
Sheridan, Lorraine.
LC no. 2008011577
ISBN 0198043716 (electronic bk.)
9780198043713 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)