Psychopathy and Law: A Practitioner's Guide provides those working in the fields of law, the military, social and health services, politics, and business with a comprehensive introduction to psychopathy and the ways of thinking that guide the psychopathic mind. * Features case examples and - unique from previous texts in the field - links these to theory and empirical research * Represents an up-to-date resource for scientists examining psychopathy * Covers issues that have never been dealt with in regard to psychopathy, including those relating to families, civil law, war crimes, ecomical crimes and organized crimes
Helina Hakkanen-Nyholm is CEO of PsyJuridica Ltd., and an Adjunct Professor of Criminal Psychology at the University of Helsinki. She has published over 40 scientific papers on issues relating to psychopathy, violent crime, interview and risk assessment, and is the editor of the first Finnish textbook on psychopathy, Psykopatia. Jan-Olof Nyholm is a founding member and the Chairman of PsyJurdica Ltd. He has more than 30 years of experience in law enforcement (both at an international and national level), and has published several works on psychopathy and interviewing.