IS IT POSSIBLE TO UNDERSTAND AND WORK THERAPEUTICALLY WITH PSYCHOPATHS? A CRITICAL REVIEW
Reading, Kathryn (2013) IS IT POSSIBLE TO UNDERSTAND AND WORK THERAPEUTICALLY WITH PSYCHOPATHS? A CRITICAL REVIEW. [Dissertation (University of Nottingham only)] (Unpublished)
Psychopaths have been renowned for their chameleon-like guise and predatory nature for centuries; however their characteristics still pose problems for society and psychiatry today. With the forthcoming edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-V), and the inclusion of an antisocial/ psychopathic personality disorder, the need to understand these individuals in terms of clinical, therapeutic and criminogenic needs has become increasingly relevant.
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