Case Case Study : Jeffrey Dahmer

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Case Study of Jeffrey Dahmer Jeffrey Dahmer was born on May 21,1960 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was an American Serial Killer responsible for the death of 17 males, both young and old. He is the only Serial Killer to appear in the Times Magazine, because of his unusual way of thinking, more specifically his experiments with his victims to create them into Sex Zombies.
Borderline Personality Disorder According to WebMd “ Borderline personality is the mental illness that causes intense mood swings, impulsive behaviours and severe problems with self worth” (Borderline Personality Disorder-Topic Overview). One of the many symptoms of Borderline personality is “mood swings” (Borderline Personality Disorder-Topic Overview) Dahmer had experience mood swings since a young age, however they became more apparent as he reached adolescence. In the course of his teenage years he was known as the class clown , ready to make someone laugh, his classmates remember him as a very well mannered boy , who always respectful to teachers. But they also remember that Dahmer did not always act this way, there were times when he would show up to class and talk to no one, he would just sit in his chair and stare into space. another Symptom of borderline personality is “ substance abuse” (Borderline Personality Disorder-Topic Overview) During his high school career Dahmer picked up a Habit. Alcoholism . This would be a habit that would follow him through his adult years. He[ Dahmer] would show…

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