Item description for The Judas Personality: Dealing with Antisocial Personality Disorder and Its Victims from the Christian Perspective by Lily J. Corsello...
Overview Corsello delineates the fine line between what mental health practitioners consider Antisocial Personality Disorder and what others consider sheer depravity or evil. She also presents information on the two ways family, friends, and society can intervene. (Christian)
Publishers Description The Judas Personality delineates the fine line between what mental-health practitioners consider Antisocial Personality Disorder and what the rest of us would consider sheer depravity or evil. Is there a difference or are they the same? Many of us have known people who seem to be great at fooling even the most discerning individuals among us. This book gives all of the possible characteristics of those who are considered con artists and sociopaths, and how they can successfully manipulate individuals and societies with impunity. Cain, Judas Iscariot and the Antichrist all serve as biblical foundations for Antisocial Personality. True life portrayals of Jack "The Ripper," Adolph Hitler, John Wayne Gacy, Ted Bundy, and Timothy McVeigh reveal historical foundations for this pathological personality. What can family, friends, and society do? Surprisingly, there are only two lasting interventions Find out the real truth about who can be helped and why. Dr. Lily Corsello holds the Doctorate of Ministry in Counseling from Luther Rice Seminary, Master of Religious Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Master of Education in Counseling from Florida Atlantic University, and Bachelor of Arts from Florida State University. Dr. Corsello has been in private practice for the last 10 years, but did counseling through the educational system, churches, non-profit organizations, and denominational agencies for 17 years. She has served as church staff minister and as pastor. She is a licensed mental health counselor and president of her own counseling practice, In Spirit and In Truth Counseling Services. Dr. Corsello is listed in Who's Who of American Women, Who's Who in the World, The World's Who's Who of Women, Who's Who in the South and Southwest, Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, and Who's Who in Education. She has published poetry and articles in national anthologies and denominational publications.
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Studio: Xulon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.26" Width: 11.02" Height: 0.29" Weight: 0.73 lbs.
Release Date Oct 3, 2007
Publisher Xulon Press
ISBN 1604770856 ISBN13 9781604770858
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..Oookay Jan 27, 2010
It is my personal opinion that Christians should strive to be more empathetic and forgiving. Reading the summary of this book has only validated that belief for me.
I've struggled with an antisocial personality since before I could remember. I've been evaluated, diagnosed, and medicated by professionals only to come to the conclusion that these medications did not work.
As a person who has had a relationship with God since childhood, I've tried to make the effort to seek out answers and advice from my brothers and sisters in Christ as well as trying to take it to heart. So far, I think the most disturbing advice have come from some of them, which lack the very thing that God has shown us all - mercy, understanding, and forgiveness.
To be blunt, the more answers I am getting from Christians, the more it seems like they want me to live under the shadow of guilt and shame for the rest of my life. It's one thing to offer advice, but another entirely to generalize the broad range of people with this disorder to some of the most anti-christian (if not downright evil) people in history.