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Stalking and Psychosexual Obsession. Psychological Perspectives for Prevention, Policing and Treatment. Edition No. 1. Wiley Series in Psychology of Crime, Policing and Law

  • ID: 5228098
  • Book
  • April 2002
  • 272 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
The recent increased focus on high profile stalking cases has ledto the raising of public awareness and professional concern,however, only recently has there been substantial scientificresearch into the area.

Stalking and Psychosexual Obsession represents a showcase ofcontemporary research and theory never before assembled in onebook. The contributions which are drawn from the diverse spheres ofpsychology, psychiatry, the police and the law provide acomprehensive picture of what is currently known aboutstalking.

Each of the chapters not only takes stock of existing research, butprovides ground-breaking new insights. Among the topics covered arevictimology, violence risk assessment and case management issuesand a new stalker classificatory system is presented which offersadvice on how to identify different types of stalkers withdifferent intervention strategies being suggested for eachcase.

A comprehensive, global showcase of contemporary thought, ideas,research and practice

An international team of expert contributors from diversebackgrounds, including, psychology, psychiatry, police and the law
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About the Editors

About the Contributors

Foreword (D. Lamplugh)

Series Preface


The victim of stalking (M. Pathe and P. Mullen)

The psychological consequences of stalking victimisation (E. Blaauw, >et al.)

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

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

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

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

Stalking and Violence (J. Meloy)

Psychopathology and treatment of Stalking (R. Badcock)

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

Erotomania in women (P. Fitzgerald and M. Seeman)

The phenomenon of stalking in children and adolscents (J. McCann)

Cyberstalking (A. Burgess and T. Baker)

Stalking and the Law (P. Infield and G. Platford)

Conclusions (J. Sheridan and L. Boon)

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Julian Boon
Lorraine Sheridan
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