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Working with Violence

A Contemporary Psychoanalytic Approach

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 208
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Basic Texts in Counselling and Psychotherapy

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15 January 2010

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A psychoanalytic understanding of violence is key to successful treatment strategies. This book draws on the expanding discipline of forensic psychotherapy to explore the theory behind violent behaviour in...

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A psychoanalytic understanding of violence is key to successful treatment strategies. This book draws on the expanding discipline of forensic psychotherapy to explore the theory behind violent behaviour in adults. With key definitions and practical case studies, it offers an accessible framework for mental health workers.

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Uniquely comprehensive approach to causes and treatment of violence from psychoanalytic perspective
Clear and accessible framework
Psychoanalytic viewpoint complements traditional theories of violence

Introduction
Violence, Mental Illness and Personality Disorder
Psychopathy
Violence, Sexuality and Perversion
Violent Women
Violence and Society, Race and Culture
A Psychoanalytic Approach to Risk Assessment
Working in Medium and High Security Settings
Individual Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy for Violent Patients
Group-Analytic Psychotherapy for Violence
Working with the Wider Professional Network
Glossary.

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JESSICA YAKELEY is Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mental and Behavioural Sciences, University College London, UK. She is a Consultant Psychiatrist in Forensic Psychotherapy at the Portman Clinic, Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, and a Consultant Psychiatrist in Psychotherapy at the Camden Psychotherapy Service, Camden and Islington Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. She is also a Member of the British Psychoanalytic Society.

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JESSICA YAKELEY is Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mental and Behavioural Sciences, University College London, UK. She is a Consultant Psychiatrist in Forensic Psychotherapy at the Portman Clinic, Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, and a Consultant Psychiatrist in Psychotherapy at the Camden Psychotherapy Service, Camden and Islington Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. She is also a Member of the British Psychoanalytic Society.

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