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Are some people predisposed to kindness to the point of being destructive to themselves and others? In this searing exploration of deadly codependency, the author of the best-selling Evil Genes, takes the reader on a spellbinding voyage of discovery.
Table of Contents
|Notes on Methods||p. 11|
|Dramatis personae||p. 13|
|A Killing in Millard County, Utah||p. 21|
|Mike McGrath's Disturbing Revelation||p. 27|
|Blinded Me without Science||p. 30|
|Mayberry with an Edge||p. 33|
|Tough Love||p. 39|
|Mike McGrath's Disturbing Revelation, Continued||p. 43|
|What's Fair?||p. 45|
|Battered Woman Syndrome||p. 47|
|A Compulsion to Care||p. 53|
|Learning to Keep Empathy in Check||p. 58|
|The Dark Side||p. 60|
|Empathy's Echoes||p. 63|
|Empathizers versus Systemizers||p. 66|
|Diseases of Caring||p. 69|
|Empathic Distress||p. 71|
|Being Trained to Be Too Caring-Empathic Overarousal in Children||p. 73|
|Caring Starts Early||p. 77|
|Epigenetic Changes||p. 78|
|The Preliminary Hearing Begins||p. 85|
|Marty Sessions||p. 99|
|A Detective at Work||p. 111|
|Cross-Examination by Mr. Slavens-Why the House Was a Wreck||p. 123|
|The Sanctity of the Victim||p. 137|
|The Sanctity of the Victim||p. 141|
|Hell on Wheels||p. 147|
|Mike McGrath Applies Critical Thinking||p. 157|
|The Paradox of Family Violence||p. 162|
|A Love Affair with Art, Wooing the Press, and a Convenient Death||p. 165|
|Why So Different?||p. 181|
|Shared Genes, Different Personalities||p. 182|
|Carole at Work||p. 187|
|Animal Hoarding||p. 194|
|Allen Lake||p. 199|
|I'm Right and You're Wrong||p. 203|
|Certitude and Doing Good||p. 207|
|Left Side-Right Side||p. 209|
|A Victim's Supporters||p. 213|
|The War Room||p. 217|
|Marty's Secrets||p. 227|
|Media Maestro||p. 241|
|Shaping the Brain||p. 243|
|Preliminary Hearing-The Grand Finale||p. 247|
|Marty's Good Side||p. 257|
|How Little We Know about Psychiatric Disorders||p. 267|
|Leapfrogging Logic||p. 275|
|Accepting That Good Parents May Plant Bad Seeds-But There Is a Deeper Truth||p. 280|
|The Deal||p. 283|
|Codependency, Battered Women, and the Sanctity of the Victim||p. 284|
|Photo and Illustration Credits||p. 369|
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