Escaping the Grip of a Psychopath

Dalsegg, Aud; Wesche, Inger: Ut av psykopatens grep

This book separates itself from previous publications on psychopathy by focusing on the victims. In addition to illuminating the problem in itself, it is meant as a self-help book to give specific advice on how to break away from the hold of a psychopath. It also deals with the situation of the children, and the consequences for them. The book is also useful for others who would like to learn more about psychopathic behaviour and how it can affect families and professional life.

«We are entitled to human decency. To try to gain power and control over another human being is to deprive it of its human decency. And just that is the main objective of the psychopath. Those who are caught in their net become victims of psychological or physical violence. And the most serious consequences are all the children that are violated by unwholesome parents.
We have gained insight into many sad stories from family and professional life. With this book in mind, we have searched for stories where the victims have found a solution, found a way out of the grip they have been held in. It is possible to create a new life for oneself, in which you are not controlled by others, but are in charge yourself. We hope this book can inspire just this – a freer and more dignified life. »
- The authors

First published: 2008, Aschehoug
Aud Dalsegg: Biography and bibliography
Inger Wesche: Biography and bibliography

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Finnish Basam Books
Russian Alpina
Swedish Optimal
Turkish Paloma Yayinevi

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