The Psychopath: Emotion and the Brain
|Authors: James Blair, Derek Mitchell, Karina Blair|
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Sales Rank: 203,554
Languages: English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
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Dimensions (in): 9 x 6.1 x 0.6
Publication Date: September 23, 2005
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Psychopaths continue to be demonised by the media and estimates suggest that a disturbing percentage of the population has psychopathic tendencies. This timely and controversial new book summarises what we already know about psychopathy and antisocial behavior and puts forward a new case for its cause - with far-reaching implications.
- Presents the scientific facts of psychopathy and antisocial behavior.
- Addresses key questions, such as: What is psychopathy? Are there psychopaths amongst us? What is wrong with psychopaths? Is psychopathy due to nature or nurture? And can we treat psychopaths?
- Reveals the authors' ground-breaking research into whether an underlying abnormality in brain development leaves psychopaths with an inability to feel emotion or fear.
- The resulting theory could lead to early diagnosis and revolutionize the way society, the media and the state both views and contends with the psychopaths in our midst.
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