Straight Talk about Criminals: Understanding and Treating Antisocial Individuals (Hardcover)

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Is there a genetic predisposition to crime? Should mental illness be taken into account? Do family and social environments have a role? Do people become abusers because they have been abused? How can people who do terrible things consider themselves good people? What should someone involved in a relationship with a criminal know? Stanton Samenow, co-author of the widely respected three-volume study of The Criminal Personality, has collected the questions posed by audiences during his speaking engagements of the past twenty-eight years about causes, characteristics, and treatments of antisocial behavior. Now he draws on his research and clinical experience with hundreds of men, women, and children to offer no-frills answers that embody his informed perspectives on some of the toughest policy issues facing individuals, institutions, and governments today. A Jason Aronson Book.

About the Author


Stanton E. Samenow, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist in Alexandria, Virginia.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781568218755
ISBN-10: 1568218753
Publisher: Jason Aronson
Publication Date: May 1st, 1997
Pages: 325
Language: English