TABLE OF CONTENTS Dedication Preface List of Contributors Table of Contents Section (I) The psychology of serial violent crimes Normalcy in behavioral characteristics of the sadistic serial killer. Jack Levin and James Alan Fox The compulsive-repetitive offender: Behavioral patterns, motivational dynamics. Louis B. Schlesinger Serial juvenile sex offenders and their offenses. Jessica Woodhams, Clive Hollin and Ray Bull A study of offense patterns and psychopathological characteristics among. recidivistic Finnish homicide offenders Helinä Häkkänen Sensational and extreme interests in adolescents. Kathy E Charles and Vincent Egan Narcissism, sadism and loneliness: The case of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer. George B. Palermo Section (II) New dimensions to violent crime Sexual homicide: An overview of contemporary empirical research. Leonard I. Morgenbesser and Richard N. Kocsis Serial killers and serial rapists: A preliminary comparison of violence typologies. Stacey L. Shipley and Bruce A. Arrigo Firesetting: A burning issue. Jeffrey L. Geller The 'gentler sex': Patterns in female serial murder. Hannah Scott Anatomy of a Mass Murder: A psychological profile of Martin Bryant and the Port Arthur massacre. Ian Sale Section (III) Investigative considerations to serial violent crimes Blundering Justice: A Case Study of the Schiedam ParkMurder. Peter J. van Koppen Definitional constructs, dynamics and investigative considerations in sexual (lust) homicide. Janet McClellan Criminal profile construction and investigative procedures: A study of the Westley Dodd serial sexual murders. Ronald Turco Psychological skills and criminal profile accuracy. Erica P. Hodges and Kristine M. Jacquin Profiling and professionalization of criminal investigation. Jeffrey B. Bumgarner
This book brings together an international collection of research literature on the topics of criminal profiling and serial violent crime by integrating the respected insights of both scholars and practitioners from around the globe. It explains etiological factors and psychological mechanisms to reveal criminal motives.
This book brings together an international collection of research literature on the topics of criminal profiling and serial violent crime by integrating the respected insights of both scholars and practitioners from around the globe.