Challenges in Forensic Psychotherapy

JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERSISBN: 9781853024191

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By: H.J.C. Van Marle
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172

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Part 1 Paradigm and practice: capable and not capable to be treated in the Netherlands; personality disorders - the paradigmatic challenge to psychotherapy; forensic psychotherapy and the empirical paradigm. Part 2 Treatment issues: to treat or not to treat - the therapeutic challenge; challenges to the ambulatory treatment process and how to survive them - a case study; personality disorders - the challenge for residential treatment; the action film ''Terminator'' - gateway to aggressive fantasies in adolescence?; residential forensic treatment - the interplay between case management and institutional management; treating psychopaths in England; challenges as options. Part 3 Psychotherapy and the criminal justice system: psychopathic disorder and therapeutic jurisprudence; between couch and bench; personality disorder as a challenge to the criminal justice system; seduction of the regime; the chalenge for planning social policy; our responsibilities as forensic therapists. Part 4 The reality of the victim: the challenge of the victim; victim and perpetrator; the victim in the offender.

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