New PDF release: The Psychology of Lust Murder: Paraphilia, Sexual Killing,

By Catherine Purcell,Bruce A. Arrigo

The Psychology of Lust Murder systematically examines the phenomenon of paraphilia (i.e., aberrant sexuality) in dating to the crime of lust homicide. by way of synthesizing the correct theories on sexual murder and serial killing, the authors improve an unique, well timed, good version that money owed for the emergence and development of paraphilias expressed via more and more violent erotic fantasies. through the years, those tense paraphilic pictures that, between different issues, contain rape, physique mutilation and dismemberment, torture, autopsy sexual activity, and cannibalism, are all actualized. hence, it's the sustained presence of deviant sexuality that contributes to and serves as underlying reason for the phenomenon of lust homicide (a.k.a. erotophonophilia). Going way past theoretical hypothesis, the authors (Dr. Catherine Purcell, a forensic psychologist and Dr. Bruce Arrigo, a criminologist) practice their built-in version to the grotesque and chilling case of Jeffrey Dahmer. They convincingly show the place and the way their conceptual framework offers a extra entire clarification of lust murder than the other version on hand within the box at the present time. The publication concludes with a couple of functional feedback associated with medical prevention, prognosis, and therapy options; police education, profiling, and apprehension efforts; in addition to criminal and public coverage responses to sexually violent and predatory assailants. entire in its insurance, available in its prose, and considerate in its research, The Psychology of Lust Murder is a needs to learn for anybody attracted to the crime of erotophonophilia and people offenders liable for its serial commission.

  • Contributes, in a considerate and scholarly means, to the audiences' present library of books on crimes and criminals
  • Provides new and insightful details at the felony habit of Jeffrey Dahmer
  • Enables readers to check and distinction various models/theories on sexual murder and serial murder
  • Assists researchers, educators, public officers, and the lay public confirm how most sensible to reply to the phenomenon of lust murder

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