Antisocial Behavior: Personality Disorders from Hostility to Homicide

Antisocial Behavior Personality Disorders from Hostility to Homicide Antisocial behavior takes on many forms from rebellious teens with green hair and pierced skin to the truly dangerous homicidal individuals whose horrible stories fill our newspapers Parents worry ab

  • Title: Antisocial Behavior: Personality Disorders from Hostility to Homicide
  • Author: Benjamin B. Wolman
  • ISBN: 9781573927017
  • Page: 248
  • Format: Paperback
  • Antisocial behavior takes on many forms, from rebellious teens with green hair and pierced skin to the truly dangerous homicidal individuals whose horrible stories fill our newspapers Parents worry about their children as they are exposed to the heatedclimate of violence in contemporary society, a time of decaying morals and values.The rise in sociopathic behavior among aAntisocial behavior takes on many forms, from rebellious teens with green hair and pierced skin to the truly dangerous homicidal individuals whose horrible stories fill our newspapers Parents worry about their children as they are exposed to the heatedclimate of violence in contemporary society, a time of decaying morals and values.The rise in sociopathic behavior among adults and children, whether in tense inner cities or in tranquil suburban and rural settings, is masterfully chronicled by Dr Benjamin B Wolman, a leading psychologist and noted national expert who has studied these trends for over half a century There is a growing incidence of sociopathic antisocial behavior coupled with an attitude of moral apathy, Dr Wolman asserts He cites international statistics pointing to a showdown between dangerous individuals the violent, the charming, and the passive and the societies that create them.How has the spread of democratic ideals actually increased the potential for antisocial behavior What social and cultural factors must be changed if free societies are to reduce this alarming trend Rather than simply complain about the problem, Dr Wolman examines the familial and societal causes, and proposes clear cut solutions to the problem including radical changes to our educational system and the mass media.

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    1. Wolman tackles the same subject matter as Robert Bly in his book "Sibling Society"--but not as sucessfully. Bly's concept focuses on modern society as being a sibling society; full of adults who have never left adolescence behind. Wolman labels our current culture as being full of antisocial individuals. Inexplicitly, there has been a huge increase in a rare disorder! Whereas Bly's arguments, at times are obviously flawed-- at least they are congruent and backed up by careful research, Wolman ca [...]

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