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Stalking, Threatening, and Attacking Public Figures

A Psychological and Behavioral Analysis

Stalking, Threatening, and Attacking Public Figures
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Foreword. Robert Fein and Bryan Vossekuil

1. Public Figures Stalking: The State of the Science, J. Reid Meloy, Lorraine Sheridan, Jens Hoffmann

Section I: Defining the Risk

2. A Forensic Investigation of Those Who Stalk Celebrities, J. Reid Meloy, Kris Mohandie, Mila Green McGowan

3. The Role of Psychotic Illness in Attacks on Public Figures, Paul E. Mullen, David V. James, J. Reid Meloy, Michele T. Pathe, Frank R. Farnham, Lulu Preston, Brian Darnley

4. Homicidal Celebrity Stalkers: Dangerous Obsessions with Nonpolitical Public Figures, Louis B. Schlesinger, V. Blair Mesa

5. On Public Figure Howlers, Frederick S. Calhoun, Stephen W. Weston

6. Stalking, Threatening and Attacking Corporate Figures, Jens Hoffmann, Lorraine Sheridan

7. The Public Figure Assassin as Terrorist, James Biesterfeld, J. Reid Meloy

Section II: Explaining the Risk

8. Contributions from Attachment Theory and Pschoanalysis to Advance Understanding of Public Figure Stalking and Attacking, Jens Hoffmann, J. Reid Meloy

9. Celebrities as Victims of Stalking, Jens Hoffmann, Lorraine Sheridan

10. Psychopathy and Predatory Stalking of Public Figures, Mary Ellen O'Toole, Sharon S. Smith, Robert D. Hare

11. Two Case Studies of Corporate-Celebrity Victims: The Stalking of Steven Spielberg and Stephen Wynn, J. Reid Meloy, Kris Mohandie

12. Toward the Measurement and Profiling of Celebrity Worship, John Maltby, David Giles

13. Fanning the Flames of Fandom: Celebrity Worship, Parasocial Interaction, and Stalking, Brian H. Spitzberg, William R. Cupach

Section III: Managing the Risk

14. Operations of the LAPD Threat Management Unit, Jeff Dunn

15. Risk Assessment of Public Figure Stalkers, P. Randall Kropp, Stephen D. Hart, David R. Lyon

16. Preventing Assassination: Psychiatric Consultation to the United States Secret Service, Robert T.M. Phillips

17. Offender Profiling and Celebrity Stalking Cases, Karl Roberts

18. Prosecuting Celebrity Stalkers, Rhonda Saunders, Sean Wainwright

19. Use of Threat Assessment for the Protection of the United States Congress, Mario J. Scalora, William Zimmerman, David G. Wells

20. From Violent Words to Violent Deeds: Assessing Risk from FBI Threating Communication Cases, Sharon S. Smith

Index

Oxford University Press, USA; June 2008
493 pages; ISBN 9780198043713
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