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Ted Bundy Psychology

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Ted Bundy was a serial murderer, rapist and necrophiliac and he has been known as one of the most notorious criminals of the late 20th century. As a murderer and a rapist, he admitted to 36 killings of young women across several states in the 1970s and he raped more than 100 women (Biography 2017: 1). However, Former FBI Director William S. Sessions claimed: “ We may never know the total extent of his devastation (Truesdell 2016).” Ted Bundy was born in Burlington, Vermont and he was raised as the adopted son of his grandparents and was told that his mom was his sister in order to hide the fact that he was an illegitimate child. Then, Ted moved to Tacoma, Washington. Because he felt uncomfortable around his wealthier classmates at original college so he transferred to the University of Washington to escape this feeling. When he was in University of Washington, he studied hard and devoted to activities of clubs. However, it did not reflect that he was social or he could communicate with others well. Instead, he was trying to restrain the evil part of himself since he showed an unusual interest in the macabre at an early age. Around the age of three, knives fascinated him a lot and then a darker side of his character started to emerge when he became a teenager (Biography 2017:2). Due to his family background, his mom remarried with his stepfather and they had four more children. Since then, Ted Bundy became more unnoticed by his parents and his shyness was even
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