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Edited A - A Matter of Security: The Application of Attachment Theory to Forensic Psychiatry and Psychotherapy (Forensic Focus) - 9781843101772 - V9781843101772
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A Matter of Security: The Application of Attachment Theory to Forensic Psychiatry and Psychotherapy (Forensic Focus)

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Description for A Matter of Security: The Application of Attachment Theory to Forensic Psychiatry and Psychotherapy (Forensic Focus) Paperback. It explores the psychodynamic theory of attachment and how it can be used to offer new ways of thinking when working with mental disorders in offenders. Discusses the development of personality in terms of interpersonal functioning and relationships with others, which is essential to understand both interpersonal violence and abnormal development. Editor(s): Pfafflin, Friedemann; Adshead, Gwen. Series: Forensic Focus. Num Pages: 272 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: JMK; MMH; MMJT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 233 x 159 x 15. Weight in Grams: 434.
As a psychodynamic theory of both normal development and psychopathology, attachment theory has particular utility for forensic psychiatry. A Matter of Security provides an attachment theory based account of the development of arousal and affect regulation, which offers a new way of thinking about mental disorders in offenders. This book also discusses the development of personality in terms of interpersonal functioning and relationships with others, which is essential to understanding both interpersonal violence and abnormal personality development. Attachment theory also offers a model of therapeutic work with patients that have particular resonance with forensic work because it uses the language ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
Series
Forensic Focus
Number of Pages
280
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781843101772
SKU
V9781843101772
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Ref
99-10

About Edited A
Friedemann Pfäfflin is a Professor of Psychotherapy and Head of the Forensic Psychotherapy Section at the University of Ulm. Gwen Adshead is a forensic psychiatrist, forensic psychotherapist, forensic researcher and psychiatrist specializing in trauma.

Reviews for A Matter of Security: The Application of Attachment Theory to Forensic Psychiatry and Psychotherapy (Forensic Focus)
This is a fascinating book which will be of interest to those concerned with forensic contexts. It combines theoretical and practical content and provides an excellent source of literature for further reading. This is a book at the frontier of knowledge in a specific domain that offers a useful first source for thinking about how attachment theory can be applied ... Read more

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