Description - Stalkers and their Victims by Paul E. Mullen
Stalking has moved from being a novel area for study to become a core area of concern for mental health professionals, lawyers and other members of the criminal justice system. It has emerged as a significant social problem which not only commands considerable public attention but is now, in many jurisdictions, a specific form of criminal offence. This new edition brings the reader completely up-to-date with the explosion in published research and clinical studies in the field, and covers new issues such as cyberstalking, stalking health professionals, stalking in the workplace, female stalkers, juvenile stalkers, stalking celebrities, evaluating risk in the stalking situation, as well as exploring changes to the legal status of the behaviour. Illustrated with case studies throughout, this is the definitive guide and reference for anyone with professional, academic or other interests in this complex behaviour.
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(246mm x 189mm x 17mm)
Cambridge University Press
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Author Biography - Paul E. Mullen
Paul E. Mullen is Professor of Forensic Psychiatry at Monash University, Victoria and Clinical Director at the Victorian Institute of Mental Health, Australia. Michele Pathe is Director, Threat Management and Consultant Psychiatrist at the Victorian Institute of Forensic Mental Health and Honororary Senior Lecturer at Monash University, Victoria, Australia. Rosemary Purcell is Forensic Psychologist and Senior Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne, Australia.