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Till Death Do Us Part: Love, Marriage, and the Mind of the Killer Spouse

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Every day six people in the United States are murdered by spouses or intimate partners. Society is captivated and startled by stories of these killers, leading people to wonder how seemingly normal and happy people manage to go over the edge. In andlt;iandgt;Till Death Do Us Part,andlt;/iandgt; noted psychotherapist Dr. Robi Ludwig, along with journalist Matt Birkbeck, presents the psychological profiles of notorious killer spouses — from Scott Peterson and Clara Harris to Rabbi Fred Neulander and Betty Broderick. Dr. Ludwig reveals the ten killer personality types and defines them in detail with examples from high-profile cases and in-depth analyses of the motivations behind the murders. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Gripping and insightful, andlt;iandgt;Till Death Do Us Partandlt;/iandgt; explores a phenomenon that many spouses can't help but think about — shedding light on the very notion of "happily ever after."

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Every day six people in the United States are murdered by spouses or intimate partners. Society is captivated and startled by stories of these killers, leading people to wonder how seemingly normal and happy people manage to go over the edge. In Till Death Do Us Part, noted psychotherapist Dr. Robi Ludwig, along with journalist Matt Birkbeck, presents the psychological profiles of notorious killer spouses — from Scott Peterson and Clara Harris to Rabbi Fred Neulander and Betty Broderick. Dr. Ludwig reveals the ten killer personality types and defines them in detail with examples from high-profile cases and in-depth analyses of the motivations behind the murders.

Gripping and insightful, Till Death Do Us Part explores a phenomenon that many spouses can't help but think about — shedding light on the very notion of "happily ever after."

Synopsis:

From Scott Peterson to Rabbi Fred Neulander, this book chronicles the psychological profiles of spouses who kill, told by a renowned psychotherapist who specializes in spousal behavior and the criminal mind. of full-color photos.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Dr. Robi Ludwigandlt;/bandgt; is a nationally known psychotherapist and award-winning reporter. A frequent guest commentator on a variety of programs, including CNN's andlt;Iandgt;Larry King Live, Nancy Graceandlt;/iandgt;, NBC's andlt;Iandgt;Todayandlt;/iandgt; show, and andlt;Iandgt;The Oprah Winfrey Showandlt;/iandgt;, Dr. Ludwig provides commentary on the motivations behind the criminal mind. She lives and works in New York.andlt;bandgt;Matt Birkbeckandlt;/bandgt; is the author of andlt;Iandgt;A Beautiful Child: A True Story of Hope, Horror, and an Enduring Human Spiritandlt;/iandgt; and andlt;Iandgt;A Deadly Secret: The Strange Disappearance of Kathie Durstandlt;/iandgt;. A reporter for andlt;Iandgt;The Morning Callandlt;/iandgt;, he served for nearly a decade as a correspondent covering crime and human interest stories for andlt;Iandgt;Peopleandlt;/iandgt; magazine, and his articles have appeared in andlt;Iandgt;The New York Times, Reader's Digest, The Philadelphia Inquirerandlt;/iandgt;, and other periodicals. He lives in Pennsylvania.

Table of Contents

Contents

Introduction

Foreword

Prologue

1 Why Marry?

2 The Betrayal/Abandonment Killer

3 The Control Killer

4 The Sociopathic Killer

5 The Black Widow/Profit Killer

6 The Narcissistic Killer

7 The Temper Tantrum Killer

8 The Transference Killer

9 The Revenge Killer

10 The Pregnancy Killer

11 The Caregiver Killer

12 Thou Shalt Not Kill

Acknowledgments

Intimate-Partner

Violence: Links

Sources

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780743275095
Author:
Ludwig, Robi
Publisher:
Atria Books
Illustrator:
King, Larry
Foreword by:
Grace, Nancy
Foreword:
Grace, Nancy
Author:
Birkbeck, Matt
Author:
Grace, Nancy
Author:
King, Larry
Subject:
General
Subject:
General True Crime
Subject:
Murder - General
Subject:
Criminal psychology
Subject:
Uxoricide - United States
Subject:
Crime - True Crime
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20070231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8-pp color insert
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 in 8.4 oz

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Health and Self-Help » Abuse » Domestic Violence
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"Synopsis" by , Every day six people in the United States are murdered by spouses or intimate partners. Society is captivated and startled by stories of these killers, leading people to wonder how seemingly normal and happy people manage to go over the edge. In Till Death Do Us Part, noted psychotherapist Dr. Robi Ludwig, along with journalist Matt Birkbeck, presents the psychological profiles of notorious killer spouses — from Scott Peterson and Clara Harris to Rabbi Fred Neulander and Betty Broderick. Dr. Ludwig reveals the ten killer personality types and defines them in detail with examples from high-profile cases and in-depth analyses of the motivations behind the murders.

Gripping and insightful, Till Death Do Us Part explores a phenomenon that many spouses can't help but think about — shedding light on the very notion of "happily ever after."

"Synopsis" by , From Scott Peterson to Rabbi Fred Neulander, this book chronicles the psychological profiles of spouses who kill, told by a renowned psychotherapist who specializes in spousal behavior and the criminal mind. of full-color photos.
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