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copertina di Empathy in Mental Illness

Empathy in Mental Illness

di Farrow - Woodruff  • 2007  • dettagli prodotto

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The lack of ability to empathise is central to many psychiatric conditions, but it can be measured and improved. This book specifically focuses on the role of empathy in mental illness. Mental heath professionals will find this a very useful encapsulation of the role of empathy in mental health.Table of Contents Part I. 'Dysempathy' in Psychiatric Samples: Foreword: empathy in mental illness Peter W. R. Woodruff1. Empathic dysfunction in psychopathic individuals James Blair2. Empathy deficits in schizophrenia Kwang H. Lee3. Empathy, antisocial behaviour and personality pathology Mairead Dolan and Rachael Fullam4. Empathy and depression Lynn O'Connor, Jack Berry, Thomas Lewis, Katherine Mulherin and Eunice Yi5. Empathy, social intelligence, and aggression in adolescent boys and girls Kaj Björkqvist6. Impaired empathy following ventromedial prefrontal brain damage Simone Shamay-Tsoory7. Non-autism childhood empathy disorders Christopher Gillberg8. Empathy and autism Peter HobsonPart II. Empathy and Related Concepts in Health: 9. Neonatal antecedents for empathy Miguel Diego and Nancy Aaron Jones10. The evolutionary neurobiology, emergence and facilitation of empathy James Harris11. Naturally occurring variability in state empathy John Nezlek, Astrid Schütz, Paulo Lopes and C. Veronica Smith12. Neuroimaging of empathy Tom Farrow13. The neurophysiology of empathy Nancy Aaron Jones and Chantal Gagnon14. The cognitive neuropsychology of empathy Jean Decety, Philip Jackson and Eric Brunet15. The genetics of empathy and its disorders Henrik Anckarsäter and Robert Cloninger16. Empathogenic agents: their use, abuse, mechanism of action and addiction potential Dan Velea and Michel Hautefeuille17. Existential empathy: the intimacy of self and other Marco Iacoboni18. Empathizing and systemizing in males, females, and autism: a test of the neural competition theory Nigel Goldenfeld, Simon Baron-Cohen, Sally Wheelwright, Chris Ashwin and Bhismadev Chakrabarti19. Motivational-affective processing and the neural foundations of empathy India Morrison 20. Face processing and empathy Tony AtkinsonPart III. Empathic Models, Regulation and Measurement of Empathy: 21. Balancing the empathy expense account: Strategies for regulating empathic response Sara Hodges and Robert Biswas-Diener22. Empathic accuracy: measurement and potential clinical applications Marianne Schmid Mast and William Ickes23. A Perception-Action model for empathy Stephanie Preston24. The Shared Manifold Hypothesis: embodied simulation and its role in empathy and social cognition Vittorio Gallese25. Using literature and the arts to develop empathy in medical students Johanna Shapiro


ISBN: 9780521847346

Titolo: Empathy in Mental Illness


Editore: Cambridge University Press

Volume: Unico

Edizione: I 2007

Lingua: Inglese

Finitura: Copertina rigida

Pagine: 532