The Mask of Sanity: An Attempt to Clarify Some Issues about the So-Called Psychopathic Personality

By: Cleckley, Hervey

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Ex-library. Library label taped to tail of spine, and card pocket at rear endpaper. Library rubber stamp on top page edges. No other library markings.; Fifth edition. xv, [1], 471 pages. Ochre cloth boards with illustration on front board. Page dimensions: 237 x 160mm. A study of psychopaths and psychopathology. "The first edition of this book was based primarily on experience with adult male psychopaths hospitalized in a closed institution [. . .] During the next decade a much more diverse group became available. Female patients, adolescents, people who had never been admitted to a psychiatric hospital, all in large numbers, became available for study and afforded an opportunity to observe the disorder in a very wide range of variety and of degree." - from the author's Preface to the Fifth edition. Hervey Cleckley (1903-1984) was a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta. He is also the author of "The Caricature of Love" (1957).

Title: The Mask of Sanity: An Attempt to Clarify Some Issues about the So-Called Psychopathic Personality

Author Name: Cleckley, Hervey

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Saint Louis, The C. V. Mosby Company: (1976)

ISBN Number: 0801609852

ISBN Number 13: 9780801609855

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 20572