Volume 35, Issue 6 (November 1990)

    A Review of The Psychopathic Mind: Origins, Dynamics, and Treatment

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    Psychopathy, as defined by Dr. Meloy, is “a deviant developmental disturbance characterized by an inordinate amount of instinctual aggression in the absence of an object relational capacity to bond.” The author initially provides a psychobiological foundation for understanding psychopathy and later uses object relations theory to conceptualize this disorder further. Four sections, consisting of eight chapters which can be read independently, comprise this book.


    Author Information:

    Metzner, JL
    Associate clinical professor of psychiatry, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO


    Stock #: JFS12992J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS12992J

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    Title A Review of The Psychopathic Mind: Origins, Dynamics, and Treatment
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