Personality, Personality Disorder and Violence: An Evidence by Mary McMurran, Richard Howard

By Mary McMurran, Richard Howard

Character, character affliction and violence : an advent / Mary Mcmurran -- The "functional hyperlink" among character affliction and violence a severe appraisal / Conor Duggan & Richard Howard -- characteristics : a scientific overview of the connection among early life impulsiveness and later violence / Darrick Joliffe & David P Farrington -- the massive five : neuroticism, extraversion, openness, agreeableness, and conscientiousness as an organisational scheme for puzzling over aggression and violence / Vincent Egan -- Narcissism / Caroline Logan -- Subtypes of psychopath / Ronald Blackburn -- delinquent character sickness / Stephane de Brito, & Sheilagh Hodginssych -- The neurobiology of affective dyscontrol : implications for knowing "dangerous and critical character affliction" / Richard Howard -- The processing of emotional expression info in people with psychopathy / James Blair -- indignant impact, aggression and character disease / Kevin Howells -- Attachment problems / Anthony Beech and Ian Mitchell -- Cognition psychopathic violence : a cognitive-attention viewpoint / Jennifer Vitale & Joseph Newman -- Social challenge fixing, character illness, and violence / Mary Mcmurran -- legal pondering / Glenn Walters

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Each of these is based on a set of assumptions that excludes the others. e the differing interventions exhibit few if any differences in their therapeutic efficacy). , 1989). This pitted cognitive–behavioural therapy (with its emphasis on a cognitive model of depression) against interpersonal therapy (IPT) (emphasising interpersonal deficits as being causal) against antidepressants (emphasising a neurochemical disturbance). The trial found little difference between the three interventions, although medication was more effective when the mood disturbance was more severe.

A second approach to empirically examining the relationship between PD and violence is to compare the prevalence of PDs in groups of violent and non-violent offenders. Watzke, Ullrich and Marneros (2006) compared predominantly male German prison inmates with and without a history of violence, using ICD-10. 6%), but violence was more clearly associated with lifetime mental disorders excluding PDs. The most striking, and significant, difference between groups was in the prevalence of substance use disorder: nearly 70% of violent, compared with 45% of non-violent, offenders evidenced substance use disorder.

A. and Richardson, D. (1994) Human Aggression, Plenum, New York. Benn, P. (1999) Freedom, resentment, and the psychopath. Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology, 6, 29–39. , McCarthy, L. et al. (2006) Psychological therapies for people with borderline personality disorder. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (1), CD005652. CD005652. , Budhani, S. et al. (2006) The development of psychopathy. Journal of Child Psychiatry and Psychology, 47, 262–75. Brody, N. and Ehrlichman, H. (1998) Personality Psychology: The Study of Individuality, Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ.

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