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Recommended Reading

 
This is a short list of books that can help the layperson understand psychopaths, narcissists, and their own vulnerability. Some of these books also help you to recognize the symptoms of psychopathic or narcissistic abuse in yourself or family members. We have not included scholarly works. We will be adding more books about psychopaths as we read and review them. It is often quite valuable to read about the experiences of other people, even if those experiences are extreme examples since the behaviors remain the same even if the scale and context is different in each case.
 
Without Conscience: The Disturbing World of the Psychopaths Among Us by Robert D. Hare
The Sociopath Next Door by Martha Stout
The Myth of Sanity: Divided Consciousness and the Promise of Awareness by Martha Stout
Mask of Sanity - by Hervey Cleckley
Political Ponerology: The Scientific Study of Evil Adjusted for Political Purposes by Andrew M. Lobaczewski
Snakes in Suits: When Psychopaths Go to Work by Paul Babiak and Robert D. Hare
In Sheep's Clothing: Understanding and Dealing with Manipulative People by George K., Jr. Simon
Predators: Pedophiles, Rapists, and Other Sex Offenders : Who They Are, How They Operate, and How We Can Protect Ourselves and Our Children by Anna C. Salter
How to Spot a Dangerous Man Before You Get Involved by Sandra L. Brown
Trapped in the Mirror by Elan Golomb
Unholy Hungers: Encountering the Psychic Vampire in Ourselves & Others by Barbara E. Hort
The Emptied Soul by Adolf Guggenbuhl-Craig
The Narcissistic Family: Diagnosis and Treatment by Stephanie Donaldson-Pressman and Robert M. Pressman
The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse by Ellen Bass, Laura Davis
The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self by Alice Miller
Women Who Run with the Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes
Programmed to Kill: The Politics of Serial Murder by David McGowan
Molecules Of Emotion: The Science Behind Mind-Body Medicine by Candace B. Pert
In Broad Daylight by Harry N. MacLean
 

 


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