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Characteristics And Characteristics Of A Personality Disorder

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Over the years, throughout history until the present day, we have encountered various criminals from lavish thieves, financial swindlers, rapists, terrorists and serial murderers. Most of them all have something in common, they suffer from psychopathy or some form of mental illness or disorder. Our textbook states the “the term psychopathy “refers to a very specific and distinctive type of psychopathology”-a personality disorder characterized by antisocial behavior and a lack of feelings, especially empathy for or sensitivity to others .
There are some biological characteristics such as traumatic events or abuse that turn in to psychiatric issues or defects to a person’s body that can cause criminal activity. These are some of the
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Their relationship was abusive and Aileen was also an alcoholic. That is when she began killing; distracting men, robbing them and then killing them. Aileen Wuornos was finally arrested on January 9th, 1991. She left her fingerprints in a victim’s car; that is how she was caught. She killed seven Florida men over a year time span.
Ted Bundy, whose birth name is Theodore Robert Cowell. Bundy is known as one of the most prolific serial killers in United States history. He was born in Vermont in 1946 to a single mother. Later, he and his mother moved in with her grandparents, but Bundy was under the impression his mother was his sister and his grandparents were his parents. He did attend college and a few friends but he later dropped out of school due to depression. Ted Bundy went back to school where he earned a bachelor’s in psychology. The strain of learning that his sister is really his mother and his parents are his grandparents changed something in Ted Bundy’s mind. In the 1970s, many women began to disappear from college campuses from various states. He lured these women by appearing to be hurt, he raped them, bit them and bludgeoned these women over the head. His victims’ remains were eventually found in a wooded area. Ted Bundy was captured in the 1980s, broke out of prison several times and ultimately confessed to killing over 30 plus women. He was executed on 24 January, 1989 at the age of 42.
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