230 pages, published 08/00
Perhaps the most readable and practical book on violence risk ever written. Reflects the standard of practice in the field.
"Reid Meloy is a leader in the arena and I highly recommend this book to members of the criminal justice and mental health communities. He has written about a very complex subject in a clear and understandable manner, insuring that this book will become a standard for others." Roy Hazelwood, M.S., FBI (ret.)
Table of contents: Chapter 1 - Introduction Chapter 2 - Some Necessary to Understand Technical Models Chapter 3 - Model for Assessing Violence Risk Chapter 4 - Individual/Psychological Domain Chapter 5 - Social/Environmental Domain Chapter 6 - Biological Domain Chapter 7 - Applying the Model Chapter 8 - Affective and Predatory Violence Chapter 9 - Psychopathy Chapter 10 - Other Risk Assessment Instruments Chapter 11 - Threatening Communications Chapter 12 - Stalking (Obsessional Following) Chapter 13 - New Research on Targeted Violence Chapter 14 - Communicating Risk Chapter 15 - Professional Office Safety, Footnotes, Recommended Books, Acknowledgments
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