|Statement||Jackie de Wet|
|LC Classifications||HV6515 .D39 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 150 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||150|
|LC Control Number||2010450314|
Serial Murder: An Exploration and Evaluation of Theories and Perspectives Ju-Lak Lee sociological approaches to analyse and explain both behaviour and personality of serial killers. This is a bid to apply the existing theories of violence, hostility, aggression, and criminality in general, to the incidents of serial a serial murderer. In this book, criminologist Stephen Giannangelo offers an original theory of the origins and development of the serial murderer. The author constructs a two-part model of the serial murderer's development. The first part outlines biological factors and concomitant psychological anomalies that can predispose individuals toward homicidal behavior. Real-Life Monsters: A Psychological Examination of the Serial Murderer - Kindle edition by Giannangelo, Stephen. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Real-Life Monsters: A Psychological Examination of the Serial Murderer/5(9). Most serial killers suffer from some kind of personality disorder. According to the FBI, that's often psychopathy or antisocial personality. The difference between the two is nature vs. nurture: A psychopath is born that way — the impulse control and emotional centers of his or her brain are underdeveloped. By contrast, antisocial personalities are learned, and usually Author: Becki Robins.
In this book, criminologist Stephen Giannangelo offers an original theory of the origins and development of the serial murderer. The author constructs a two-part model of the serial murderer's development. The first part outlines biological factors and concomitant psychological anomalies that can predispose individuals toward homicidal behavior.4/5(2). again, the basic development of a theory strictly for the serial killer personality is missing. Hickey (), based on interviews with several serial killers, believes that the etiology of the. Dissociative Identity Disorder Theory Explaining Serial Murder and Murderers Arnon Edelstein* Department of Criminology Kaye Academic College, Beersheba, Israel Keywords: Serial murder; Psychological theories; Dissociative iden-tity disorder Introduction In , Fox and Levin presented new research in which they claimCited by: 2. This book presents an in-depth psychological analysis of the development of the serial killer personality that will fascinate all readers, from the experienced criminology student to the casual true-crime reader. Includes eight case studies of fascinating serial criminals, including recently convicted media stars Rodney Alcala and Anthony Sowell/5(19).
The first part of the book carefully examines the research past and present regarding clinical, psychological, societal, and biological bases for violent behavior, specific to the serial murderer. Part two establishes a novel theory of the pattern of violence and then explores this hypothesis through eight case studies, interviews with serial. Real-Life Monsters: A Psychological Examination of the Serial Murderer takes a different approach than most titles on a similar topic: the author develops and proposes an original psychological explanation, rather than simply repeating some of the long-held theories for these criminals' heinous actions. The work addresses current issues, presents detailed commentary /5. The retrospective exploration of a serial murderer’s personality development. over a lifespan may highlight important aspects of development. Serial. Antisocial personality disorder is a personality disorder, defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th Edition, as someone who shows no remorse or guilt. Other signs that one suffers from antisocial disorder include patterns of lying, aggressiveness, failure to conform to social norms, and irresponsibility.