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Understanding the dark side of human conduct
Stanton E. Samenow Ph.D.
Extreme parental alienation is like a "parentectomy" in which a child loses a parent
Separating dangerous prisoners from the general population can save lives.
A counselor may be taken in by this tactic of the criminal
Two prison inmates deliver a scathing critique of the corrections establishment with constructive suggestions for change.
Might Tony Soprano have finally been amenable to therapy after Dr. Melfi terminated her contact with him?
A psychiatrist who fails to treat what should be obvious.
Correcting "errors in thinking" can prevent anger.
Saving a child's relationship with both parents.
Custody evaluations may break legal logjams.
TV crime dramas usually tell little about what forensic psychologists actually do.
Does "I snapped" really mean that a person behaved out of character?
Criminals have plenty of ideas of their own and are suggestible to what inflates their sense of power.
A parent may alienate his children because of his own conduct, not because of a campaign against him by his spouse.
No matter what is going on in society, the interest in crime and criminals persists.
Facts, not ideology, must drive decisions about how to deal with threats to students and teachers.
Criminality should not diminish a legitimate cause.
The controversy and confusion are needless.
A despot who ruined an entire society.
Little deters the criminal for very long.
Is it more than regret about consequences that may ensue?
With coronavirus, domestic violence is likely to increase.
The narcissist can be an extremely dangerous human being.
Why people simmer with rage when their expectations are not met and their self-image is not confirmed.
Ignoring a criminal's expectations can have disastrous consequences.
The rescue of the child is of paramount importance, not the motivation of the alienating parent
The term "addiction" suggests we are not responsible
To speak of choice in the context of addiction is not blaming.
Where does responsibility for the "disease" of addiction lie?
Defense of the abuser by those who should know better
A criminal often views himself as a law unto himself—a totally special individual.
Stanton Samenow, Ph.D., is an expert in criminal behavior. He is the author of many books including Inside the Criminal Mind.