Stalking: New Constructions of Human Behaviour

@article{Mullen2001StalkingNC,
  title={Stalking: New Constructions of Human Behaviour},
  author={Paul Edward Mullen and Michele T. Path{\'e} and Rosemary Purcell},
  journal={Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry},
  year={2001},
  volume={35},
  pages={16 - 9}
}
Objective: In the last decade stalking has emerged as a significant social problem, which now constitutes a specific form of criminal offence in most English-speaking nations. This paper examines why stalking has become a major social problem and why it should be of particular concern to mental health professionals. Method: Using the extant literature, the history of the emergence of stalking as social, legal and behavioural science discourses is presented. An attempt is made to understand the… 

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