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The Rorschach Assessment of Aggressive and Psychopathic Personalities
Contents: P. Erdberg, Foreword. Introduction. The Child Antisocial Pattern. The Adolescent Antisocial Pattern. The Antisocial Female. The Antisocial and Psychopathic Male. The AntisocialExpand
The nature and dynamics of sexual homicide: An integrative review
The author reviews the definitions, epidemiology, evolving research, offender, and offense characteristics of sexual homicide, a form of intentional killing that occurs in less than 1% of homicidesExpand
Reduced prefrontal and increased subcortical brain functioning assessed using positron emission tomography in predatory and affective murderers.
Results support the hypothesis that emotional, unplanned impulsive murderers are less able to regulate and control aggressive impulses generated from subcortical structures due to deficient prefrontal regulation. Expand
Demographic and clinical comparison of obsessional followers and offenders with mental disorders.
The likelihood of obsessional followers having a nonantisocial axis II personality disorder (related to attachment pathology) distinguishes them from offenders with mental disorders in general, and they are likely to be older, smarter, and better educated, consistent with their resourcefulness and manipulativeness. Expand
The Psychology of Stalking
Publisher Summary Diana, Princess of Wales, was killed in an automobile accident on August 31, 1997. Millions grieved at the loss of what they felt to be a personal relationship with a woman they hadExpand
Stalking (obsessional following): A review of some preliminary studies
Obsessional following is a "stalking" behavior in which a person engages in an abnormal or long-term pattern of threat or harassment directed toward a specific individual. In a review of preliminaryExpand
The RECON Typology of Stalking: Reliability and Validity Based Upon a Large Sample of North American Stalkers
A new typology of stalking, RECON (relationship and context‐based), is proposed, based upon the prior relationship between the pursuer and the victim, and the context in which the stalking occurs, which confirms and extends the work of other researchers. Expand
Empirical basis and Forensic Application of Affective and Predatory Violence
The objective of this paper is to address the empirical basis and forensic application of a bimodal theory of violence. The definitions of affective and predatory violence, the relevant animal andExpand
A comparative study of psychotic and nonpsychotic stalking.
A comparative analysis of psychotic versus nonpsychotic stalking is presented, providing information about factors contributing to stalking violence, as well as diagnostic issues that should be considered in the assessment and treatment of this criminal population. Expand
Offender and offense characteristics of a nonrandom sample of mass murderers.
A nonrandom sample (N = 30) of mass murderers in the United States and Canada during the past 50 years was studied. Data suggest that such individuals are single or divorced males in their fourthExpand