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The devil you know : stories of human cruelty and compassion / Dr. Gwen Adshead and Eileen Horne.

Adshead, Gwen. (Author). Horne, Eileen, (author.).

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781982134792
  • ISBN: 1982134798
  • Physical Description: ix, 303 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2021.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-300).
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Tony -- Gabriel -- Kezia -- Marcus -- Charlotte -- Zahra -- Ian -- Lydia -- Sharon -- Sam -- David -- Coda.
Summary, etc.:
What drives someone to commit an act of terrible violence? Drawing from her thirty years' experience in working with people who have committed serious offenses, Dr. Gwen Adshead provides fresh and surprising insights into violence and the mind. Through a collaboration with coauthor Eileen Horne, Dr. Adshead brings her extraordinary career to life in a series of unflinching portraits. In eleven vivid narratives based on decades of providing therapy to people in prisons and secure hospitals, an internationally renowned forensic psychiatrist and psychotherapist demonstrates the remarkable human capacity for radical empathy, change, and redemption. Based on 30 years of experience working in prisons and secure psychiatric hospitals with people convicted of serious violent offenses, internationally renowned forensic psychiatrist Dr. Gwen Adshead presents an account of mental illness and the nature of evil in this compelling series of stories.
Subject: Forensic psychology.
Murder > Case studies.
Good and evil > Psychological aspects.
Psychopaths > Psychology.
PSYCHOLOGY / Forensic Psychology.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology.
TRUE CRIME / Murder / General.

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