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Stalking and Psychosexual Obsession. Psychological Perspectives for Prevention, Policing and Treatment. Wiley Series in Psychology of Crime, Policing and Law

  • ID: 2250046
  • Book
  • April 2002
  • 276 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Stalking and Psychosexual Obsession is a comprehensive and international survey of what is known about stalking and psychosexual harassment today, presenting research and theory never before assembled in one volume.

Julian Boon and Lorraine Sheridan have expertly drawn together key authors from the diverse spheres of psychology, psychiatry, the police and the law to provide new insights into this complex, disturbing and socially–relevant phenomenon.

Features include:

∗ Discussion of victimology, violence, risk assessment and case–management issues

∗ A new stalker classificatory system that offers advice on how to identify different types of stalkers with different intervention strategies suggested for each case

∗ Aspects of therapeutic intervention for both stalking offenders and their victims, cyberstalking, global legal contexts, and the special cases of stalking as it relates to female and juvenile perpetrators

This book is invaluable to advanced students, practitioners and researchers in forensic and clinical psychology, psychiatry, and personality psychology, and to practitioners and policy makers in policing and criminal justice.

"What a pleasant surprise to have read a coherant and informational book on stalking. Unlike many other purported scholarly books and papers, this book has produced what is known and unknown to the readers. That is, the book is a foundation on which others may learn and build the future. Also, it could serve as a benchmark for future writing to be added, edited and measured." Richard Walter, Director, Omega Crime Assessment Group, Pennsylvania, USA

"On behalf of many victims, thank you for writing such a comprehensive, accurate book about stalkers, victims and the effects and causes of stalking. I feel so privileged to know and have worked alongside many names in this book who are, in my estimation, all true experts in this field." Tracey Morgan, Director, Network for Surviving Stalking
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Introduction (Boon and Sheridan)

The victim of stalking (Pathe and Mullen)

The psychological consequences of stalking victimisation (Blaauw et al)

I was trying to let him down easy (de Becker)

Police care and support for victims of stalking (Copson and Marshall)

Stalker typologies: Implications for law enforcement (Sheridan and Boon)

From domestic violence to stalking: the infinite cycle of violence (Baldry)

Stalking and violence (Reid Meloy)

Approaches to treatment (Badcock)

Managing stalkers: Coordinating treatment and supervision (Kropp et al)

Erotomania in women (Fitzgerald and Seeman)

The phenomenon of stalking in childrena and adolescents (McCann)

Cyberstalking (Burgess and Baker)

Stalking and the Law (Infield)

Conclusions (Sheridan and Boon)
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Julian Boon
Lorraine Sheridan
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