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Description - Clinical Assessment of Dangerousness by Georges-Franck Pinard

When people are victimized by violent crime, the general public assumes that the victim could have been spared if the perpetrator had been identified as potentially dangerous by mental health agents. Yet prediction of dangerousness is an inexact science and depends upon many complex factors. This book provides a thorough and clear description of research findings in order to help clinicians make sound decisions concerning their clients' dangerousness. The book covers a broad spectrum of violent behavior as well as crucial issues such as biological factors, domestic violence, and the influence of alcohol in violent behavior. The book is divided into the following sections: Basic Issues in Violence Research, Mental Health Issues and Dangerousness, Family Issues and Dangerousness, Individual Characteristics and Dangerousness. It will serve as an important reference book which covers up-to-date research and provides views on future directions for research and practice in this increasingly valuable field.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521641234
ISBN-10: 0521641233
Format: Hardback
(228mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Pages: 302
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 13-Nov-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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