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NCJ Number: 65021 Find in a Library
Title: TODAY'S PROBLEMS IN CLINICAL CRIMINOLOGY - RESEARCH ON DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT
Corporate Author: Universite de Montreal, Centre International de Criminologie Comparee
Canada

Institut Philippe Pinel de Montreal 12
Canada

Universite de Genes
Centre International de Criminologie Clinique
Italy
Editor(s): L BELIVEAU; G CANEPA; D SZABO
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 555
Sponsoring Agency: Canada Solicitor General
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0P8, Canada
Institut Philippe Pinel de Montreal 12
Montreal, Quebec 478, Canada
Universite de Genes
Genes, Italy
Universite de Montreal, Centre International de Criminologie Comparee
Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3c 3j7
Sale Source: Universite de Montreal, Centre International de Criminologie Comparee
Social Sciences Building
P O Box 6128
Montreal, Quebec,
Canada
Language: English; French
Country: Canada
Annotation: THE VOLUME CONTAINS PAPERS ON NEW PERSPECTIVES FOR BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH IN CLINICAL CRIMINOLOGY, THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MENTAL ILLNESS AND DELINQUENCY, AND THE CLINICAL CRIMINOLOGIST IN A CHANGING WORLD.
Abstract: DISCUSSION RELATING TO NEW PERSPECTIVES ENCOMPASSES TWO PERSPECTIVES, THE ETHOLOGICAL AND THE NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL. THE ETHOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE EXAMINES CHILDHOOD INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS INVOLVING AGGRESSIVE CONDUCT, ETHOLOGICAL AND PSYCHOBIOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOR, AND THEORETICAL IMPLICATIONS OF ETHOLOGICAL AND PHYSIOLOGICAL RESEARCH; WHILE THE NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE HIGHLIGHTS THE NEUROPHYSIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE OF BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH IN CLINICAL CRIMINOLOGY, RESEARCH IN ANTISOCIAL BEHAVIOR, CENTRALLY ELICITED AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOR, AND BIOLOGICAL AND BEHAVIORAL CORRELATES OF CRIMINAL PSYCHOPATHY, AS WELL AS THE NEUROPSYCHOPHYSIOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS OF PSYCHOPATHIC BEHAVIOR AND NEW PERSPECTIVES ON BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH IN CLINICAL CRIMINOLOGY. RECENT WORKS ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MENTAL ILLNESS AND DELINQUENCY INCLUDE A LITERATURE OVERVIEW OF EUROPEAN AND NORTH AMERICAN RESEARCH AND EXAMINATIONS OF THE DELINQUENCY OF THE MENTALLY ILL, THE 'OTHER SIDE' OF DELINQUENCY; SOCIAL CONTROL OF ABNORMAL LAW VIOLATION; CANADIAN PERSPECTIVES OF MENTAL ILLNESS; THE CURRENT SITUATION ON CRIMINALITY, MENTAL ILLNESS, AND THE CLINICAL APPROACH IN THE U.S.; AND A CALIFORNIA SAMPLE OF PATTERNS OF ADOLESCENT VIOLENCE. AN EXAMINATION OF THE CLINICAL CRIMINOLOGIST IN A CHANGING WORLD COVERS THE SITUATION IN POLAND, THE UNITED KINGDOM, FINLAND, ITALY, AND CANADA. SENTENCING TRENDS IN THE U.S. AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS FOR THE FUTURE ARE INVESTIGATED, ALSO. MOST ARTICLES ARE INDIVIDUALLY REFERENCED. THE VOLUME CONTAINS 10 ARTICLES IN FRENCH AND 13 IN ENGLISH. A LIST OF PARTICIPANTS IS APPENDED. FOR SEPARATE ARTICLES, SEE NCJ 65022-65037. (PRG)
Index Term(s): Biological influences; California; Canada; Correctional reform; Criminology; Maryland; Mental illness-crime relationships; Mentally ill offenders; Psychological theories; Psychopaths; Punishment; Social conditions; Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR); United Kingdom (UK); United States of America; Western Europe
Note: 6TH INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR IN COMPARATIVE CLINICAL CRIMINOLOGY, MAY 4, 5 AND 6, 1978, HELD IN ITALY
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