Tyrannical Minds: Narcissism, Personality, and Dictatorship
Available April 3rd, 2019!
Though tyrants live in different times and places, and come from vastly different backgrounds, many of them share similar, abnormal personality traits and, in some cases, mental disorders, including The Dark Triad: malignant narcissism, psychopathy and paranoid personalities. Tyrannical Minds reveals how recognizing these traits can provide insight into their motivations and actions, potentially allow us predict their behavior—and even how to stop them.
Characters on the Couch: Exploring Psychology Through Literature & Film
Fictional characters from books and movies often display an impressive and wide range of psychological attributes, both positive and negative. This book examines the psychological attributes and motivations of 100 fascinating characters, including examples of both accurate and misleading depictions of psychological traits and conditions.
Murderous Minds: Exploring the Criminal Psychopathic Brain
"...an informed, masterful account of the theory, research, controversies, and issues surrounding the construct of psychopathy . . . His balanced and scientifically sound coverage of the literature and issues are admirable and refreshing. Readers not familiar with the technology and procedures of neuroscience will appreciate the way in which Haycock makes the science understandable, interesting, and relevant. Highly recommended." -- Robert D. Hare, Ph.D., author of Without Conscience: The Disturbing World of the Psychopaths Among Us and developer of the the Psychopathy Checklist-Revised.
The Everything Health Guide to Adult Bipolar Disorder
More and more people are being diagnosed with bipolar disorder, which affects 2.6 percent of all American adults. This diagnosis can be scary for patients and their loved ones, but new medications, therapies, and lifestyle changes have transformed treatment and benefited patients. With this health guide, you'll find authoritative, reassuring advice.