The Criminal Mind? Cause and Effect Essay by The Research Group

The Criminal Mind?
An examination of the various psychological, sociological and biological causes of crime.
# 70280 | 2,300 words | 12 sources | APA | 2003 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2003 in Psychology (General) , Criminology (General)

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This paper examines various psychological, biological, and sociological causes of crime. The paper determines that psychological theory emphasizing personal pathology is the most persuasive theory. The paper then focuses on psychological theory, which elucidates the concept of deviance and crime. Other factors considered include: medical and biological models; learning model; heredity; and mutations.

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"For many generations philosophers, social scientists, psychologists, physicians and criminologists have all attempted to develop theories that explain crime and criminology with respect to their cause and etiology..."

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