The Psychology of Criminal and Antisocial Behavior
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The Psychology of Criminal and Antisocial Behavior

Victim and Offender Perspectives
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1. Psychopathology as a Mediator of Antisocial and Criminal Behavior 2. Catathymia and Compulsive Homicide: A Psychological Perspective 3. Victimology and Predicting Victims of Personal Violence 4. Threat and Violence Intervention: Influenced by Victim and Offender Perspectives 5. Profiling in Violent Crimes: The Perpetrator and the Victim in Cases of Filicide 6. Risk Assessment in Youth Justice: A Child-Centered Approach to Managing Interventions 7. Reciprocity and Exchange: Perspectives of Male Victims of Family Violence 8. Stalking 9. Stalking Public Figures: The Fixated Loner 10. Circumscribing Cyberbullying: Toward a Mutual Definition and Characterizations of Aggression, Assault, and Recklessness via Telecommunications Technology 11. Domestic Violence: Psychological Issues Related to the Victim and Offender 12. Honor Killings and Domestic Violence: The Same or Different? 13. Homicide in Australia 14. Victims of Child Sexual Abuse: The Psychology of Victims 15. Child Sexual Offenders: The Psychology of Offending 16. The Psychology of Adult Sexual Grooming: Sinnamon's Seven-Stage Model of Adult Sexual Grooming 17. Searching for the Spectrum of the Querulous 18. A Multidisciplinary Approach to Understanding Internet Love Scams: Implications for Law Enforcement 19. Firesetters: A Review of Theory, Facts, and Treatment 20. Cults
The Psychology of Criminal and Antisocial Behavior: Victim and Offenders Perspectives is not just another formulaic book on forensic psychology. Rather, it opens up new areas of enquiry to busy practitioners and academics alike, exploring topics using a practical approach to social deviance that is underpinned by frontier research findings, policy, and international trends.

From the relationship between psychopathology and crime, and the characteristics of catathymia, compulsive homicide, sadistic violence, and homicide victimology, to adult sexual grooming, domestic violence, and honor killings, experts in the field provide insight into the areas of homicide, violent crime, and sexual predation. In all, more than 20 internationally recognized experts in their fields explore these and other topic, also including discussing youth offending, love scams, the psychology of hate, public threat assessment, querulence, stalking, arson, and cults.

This edited work is an essential reference for academics and practitioners working in any capacity that intersects with offenders and victims of crime, public policy, and roles involving the assessment, mitigation, and investigation of criminal and antisocial behavior. It is particularly ideal for those working in criminology, psychology, law and law enforcement, public policy, and for social science students seeking to explore the nature and character of criminal social deviance.

Includes twenty chapters across a diverse range of criminal and antisocial subject areas
Authored by an international panel of experts in their respective fields that provide a multi-cultural perspective on the issues of crime and antisocial behavior
Explores topics from both victim and offender perspectives
Includes chapters covering research, practice, policy, mitigation, and prevention
Provides an easy to read and consistent framework, making the text user-friendly as a ready-reference desktop guide