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Forensic Psychology and Serial Murders
A discussion on some of the most famous serial murderers who have been subjected to forensic psychology.
# 110231 | 2,730 words | 7 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 18, 2008 in Psychology (Case Studies) , Criminology (Forensics)


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Description:

This research examines the role and work of forensic psychology in solving serial murder cases. The serial murders who are studied for this report are Ted Bundy, John Wayne Gacy, Stephanie Wernick, Jeffrey Dahmer, and David Berkowitz; all convicted of brutal serial murders.

Outline:
Abstract
The Art and Science of Forensic Psychology
Fame and Stardom
Forensic Psychology and the Psychopath

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Horley, J. (2003). Personal Construct Perspectives on Forensic Psychology. Hove, England: Brunner-Routledge. Retrieved December 10, 2007, from Questia database: http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=107452916
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  • Nichols, S. (2002). How Psychopaths Threaten Moral Rationalism: Is It Irrational to Be Amoral *?. The Monist, 85(2), 285+. Retrieved December 10, 2007, from Questia database: http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=5002475027
  • Roy, J. M. (2002). Love to Hate: America's Obsession with Hatred and Violence. New York: Columbia University Press. Retrieved December 10, 2007, from Questia database: http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=99956704
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