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Personality, Personality Disorder and Violence



Presents the evidence-base for links between personality traits, psychological functioning, personality disorder and violence – with a focus on assessment and treatment approaches that will help clinicians to assess risk in this client group.

  • An evidence-based examination of those personality traits and types of psychological functioning that may contribute to personality disorder and violence- and the links that can be made between the two
  • Each chapter tackles an area of personality or psychological functioning and includes a developmental perspective, discussion of how to gauge risk, and an outline of effective treatments
  • Traits covered include impulsivity, aggressiveness, narcissism and the ‘Big Five’ – neuroticism, extraversion, openness, agreeableness and conscientiousness
  • New for the prestigious Wiley Series in Forensic Clinical Psychology, a market leader with more than 20,000 books in print

Editor: McMurran, Mary, Editor: Howard, Richard

Topic: Psychology
Media: Book
ISBN: 470059494
Language: English
Pages: 321

Additional information

Weight 1.27 lbs
Dimensions 9.5 × 6.6 × 0.8 in


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